#SBA_LRGV - Online Learning and Engagement Opportunities

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Lower Rio Grande Valley District
Corpus Christi Branch Office

u s small business administration

June is National Safety Month

National Safety Month

Workplaces considerations for reopening during the #COVID19 pandemic →

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Government Contracting


WEBINAR - Small Business Certifications and how they Benefit for your Business

The U.S. government is the largest customer in the world. It buys all types of products and services — in both large and small quantities — and it’s required by law to consider buying from small businesses.

In an effort to expand the number of businesses capable of participating in the governmental marketplace, this session will provide you an understanding of the requirements for government contracting and the know-how to obtain and perform federal, state, and local government contracts.

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CDT)

For more information or to register online click here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19):  Information Webinar


WEBINAR - Know the Facts - Family First Coronavirus Response Act

The Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18, 2020, and includes the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA).

Does this Act apply to you and your business?

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
    presented by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD).

For more information or to register online click here.

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program Information Session

WEBINAR - The Nuts & Bolts on Bonding and SBA Surety Bonding Program

Surety bonds help small businesses win contracts by providing the customer with a guarantee that the work will be completed. Many public and private contracts require surety bonds, which are offered by surety companies. The SBA guarantees surety bonds for certain surety companies, which allows the companies to offer surety bonds to small businesses that might not meet the criteria for other sureties.

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CDT)

For more information or to register online click here.

local assistance, resource partners, coronavirus, get free virtual counseling, mentoring, and training

For more information or to register online click here.

Learn How to Write an Effective Business Plan

SBA Online Course

This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a very good business plan.  Duration: 00:30:00

Click here to begin course.