FORWARD is the only business recovery and growth platform of its kind, connecting businesses to resources, loans, grants, and local incentives to move forward, thrive, and succeed together
- Create and implement a comprehensive recovery program for your city
- FORWARD is the only community recovery platform that connects your businesses to resources and tracks their progress
- Improve business recovery outcomes quickly
- Reduce city costs without reducing service quality.
- FREE to all businesses
Benefits to Cities
- Create and implement a comprehensive recovery program
- Automaticaly connect your businesses to resources and track their progress
- Quickly depoy millions of dollars in resources
- Reduce costs for city without reducing service quality
- Get accurate picture of city revenue recovery
- Track economic recovery with real-time data
- New features added weekly
Benefits to Businesses
- FORWARD quickly matches businesses to available Covid-19 recovery resources
- Comprehensive access to grants, loans, and incentive programs at city, state, and federal levels all in one place
- Save hours searching online for resources and filling out forms
- Track your application process from start to finish
- Receive alerts of new programs available for your specific business's industry, size, and location
- Get access to special local incentive programs available only through FORWARD
FORWARD Launches in Arizona
Bullhead City, AZ - Population 40,421
- Launched with more than 30 local, state, and federal programs all in one location.
- Quick deployment & adoption
- Relief from local business licensing
- Up to 3 months of deferred sewer payments
- Free advertising with local radio & news outlets
- Request additional police patrols & neighborhood watch programs
To cities, counties, and states, nationwide
Learn how to get FORWARD for your community and jumpstart your economic recovery
+ How can we use FORWARD post-COVID?
- FORWARD can be used for long-term engagement within the business community
- FORWARD allows governments the ability to conduct business with businesses
+ We have budget shortfall, and this is extra cost for my city and county.
- FORWARD was built to help you to retain businesses. In most cases, saving between 3 to 8 businesses will pay for your investment of FORWARD.
+ Will this add more work for my over-extended staff?
- FORWARD will streamline the work of your team and expand the team’s capacity.
- With FORWARD, your team can provide direct, personalized, support to every business.
+ Will this duplicate the efforts of our economic development group?
- No, FORWARD augments your economic development team, enabling them to provide personalized service to every business.
+ Our businesses need help immediately. How quickly can we deploy this to our businesses?
- We can have your businesses using FORWARD within 14 days.
+ I have multiple cities in my region. Is there extra cost for each city to deploy a portal?
- No, there is no extra fee whether you want one portal for the region or separate portals for each city/county in the region.