RESTORE GREATER NEWPORT

Restore Greater Newport is a task force dedicated to regaining economic prosperity in our region. We are a group of private, public, and government representatives working collaboratively to minimize the economic impact of the COVID-19 economic crisis, especially for the most vulnerable businesses and workers in our community.

OBJECTIVES

1.

Define, communicate, and encourage health and safety best-practices based on state and national recommendations.

2.

Encourage alignment and consistency of recovery policies and messaging between the region’s trade associations, local and state governments, and local businesses.

3.

Develop short-term programs to support business retention and longer-term efforts aimed at mitigating sustained economic impacts.

4.

Accelerate recovery by leveraging our region’s community assets and aggressively pursuing external support for our opportunities and needs.

5.

Ensure prosperity by better preparing for future economic disruptions.

 

COVID-19
RESOURCES

We've rounded up resources and updates for small businesses in Greater Newport in the midst of the Coronavirus.

The Task Force

Learn more about the members of the task force.

Consumer and Business Survey

We are working to measure and track COVID-19’s economic impact, to learn how we can best help businesses and residents

 

PHASES

PHASE 1

Economic Crisis Intervention

Immediate relief and communication with businesses.

PHASE 2

Economic Impact Mitigation

Develop short-term actions in support of business restarts and a plan for longer-term economic impact mitigation.

PHASE 3

Economic Asset Activation

Deploy more scaled community assistance.

PHASE 4

Economic Resilience

Steady the economy and build a stronger future.

 

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CONTACT US

We recognize that these are difficult economic times and we are working to rally resources and respond to your needs. Please let us know how we can help.