The Port of Corpus Christi has allocated a $200,000 grant to LiftFund, a nonprofit community lender, to provide COVID-19 relief loans to eligible small businesses in Nueces and San Patricio counties.
The funds will be used to administer the small business recovery program and provide relief small business loans at 0 percent interest.
Port of Corpus Christi Hosts Virtual Discussion on the Role of Texas Energy in Restarting the Nation’s Economy
The Port of Corpus Christi will host a virtual discussion on “Managing the Critical Importance of Energy in America in a COVID-19 World,” from 9:00 – 11:00 AM EST on May 13, 2020, in partnership with leading trade associations – American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) and ClearPath.
The Port of Corpus Christi Authority is accepting applications for its Community Sponsorship Program for the second half of 2020, offering nonprofit organizations an opportunity to apply for sponsorship funding.
The Port of Corpus Christi continues normal operations and does not anticipate significant impacts by the “stay at home” order issued earlier today by Nueces County. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) defines major transportation sectors as “critical infrastructure industry” with special responsibilities to continue operations throughout response efforts to COVID-19.
As area businesses close temporarily throughout the South Texas Coastal Bend community to combat evolving COVID-19 concerns, the Port of Corpus Christi (PCCA) will remain open to provide critical infrastructure services and functions, as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The Port of Corpus Christi continues to maintain uninterrupted business operations as it works in close cooperation with federal, state and local governments as well as industry in the implementation of its COVID-19 response measures. The Port of Corpus Christi Incident Management Team (IMT) was activated March 13th and will remain active for the duration of this pandemic.