Chad Odom Wharton Economic Development Commission 979-532-0999
Wharton Economic Development | 1944 North Fulton | Wharton, TX 77488 | Email: | Office: 979-532-0999 | Toll Free: 866-532-0999 | Fax: 979-532-5257
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Disaster Recovery Resources

Wharton Economic Development Corporation Resource Center

Wharton Chamber of Commerce Recovery Grant Application

Unemployment Assistance 

BCL Disaster Relief Handout

IRS Tax Relief


U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance Loan Program Resource

Getting Disaster Help From SBA—What You Need To Know

U.S. Small Business Administration’s Texas Resource Partners Offer the Following Services to Help Businesses Recover from the Effects of Hurricane Harvey

Hoja De Datos De La Adminiatración De Pequeños Negocios Préstamos Para Desastres

U.S. Small Business Administration Fact Sheet—Disaster Loans


Clean Up Tips & Resources

The Texas Association of Business is offering a hotline during normal business hours for business owners to help them with their needs: call 512-637-7714 or email 

Click here for tips on beginning the cleaning process.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer this advice for dealing with mold after flooding.

Texas Muck Map connects volunteers willing to help with cleanup efforts with homeowners in need of help. Click here

Beware of fraudulent repair service providers. Click here for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's tips on how to avoid being scammed in Harvey's aftermath. helps connect volunteers with those in need of help cleaning up. Call 844-965-1386 (TX) 800-451-1954 (LA) for help.

Wharton EDC Newsletter | January 2021

Jan. 25, 2021 - The second volume of the Wharton Economic Development Newsletter is here! Learn about national and local funding opportunities,...  READ MORE

Wharton EDC Newsletter | November 2020

Nov. 23, 2020 - On November 18, 2020, Wharton EDC released the first edition of the Wharton Economic Development Newsletter. Wharton Economic Development Corporation...  READ MORE

Connected Nation’s Broadband Survey Could Bring Better Internet Coverage to Wharton County

Oct. 21, 2020 - Wharton Economic Development is working to understand Wharton County's internet coverage needs to inform an action plan....  READ MORE


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