SBA aid for Alaska tourism, seasonal small businesses

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Alaska District Office - July 8, 2020

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SBA aid still available for Alaska tourism, seasonal small businesses

Between the cancellation of cruises and the significant decrease across the tourism industry, many Alaskan small businesses continue to struggle. The SBA Alaska District Office and our resource partners are here to assist affected small businesses.

SBA Resource Partners Can Help 

The Alaska District Office's resource partners include the Alaska Small Business Development Center and SCORE. Both have advisers available to assist your small business. You can reach them by visiting the links below:

PPP Extended: The new deadline to submit a PPP application is Aug. 8, 2020

In response to the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act, the SBA has extended the new deadline to submit a PPP application until Aug. 8 2020.

Connect with one of thousands of PPP lenders to submit an application for this forgivable loan now.

Find a lender


SBA Accepting Applications for Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance Programs 

To further meet the needs of small businesses and nonprofits, the SBA reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal last week to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19.

The SBA EIDL program offers long-term, low-interest assistance for a small business or nonprofit. These loans can provide vital economic support to help alleviate temporary loss of revenue.

Apply now

Weekly Disaster Assistance Funding Updates from SBA and SBDC

The Alaska Small Business Development Center hosts webinars twice a week where staff will share up to date information on EIDL and PPP programs, application and host a Q&A at the end. 

Webinar are held Monday and Wednesday at 2 p.m. All businesses are encourage to register:

Sign up for webinar


Small Business Summer School


Additional Workshops for Small Businesses

  • Thursday, July 9 | 10-11 a.m. 
    Productize - Steps for Turning Your Service Into a Product presented by SCORE. Register Here
  • Thursday, July 9 | 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.
    Website Building Part 1 - Know Your Options, Pros & Cons presented by VBOC. Register Here 
  • Wednesday, July 15 | 12 -1:30 p.m.
    Starting a Business presented by SBDC. Register Here
  • Thursday, July 16 | 9 -10 a.m.
    Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely presented by SCORE. Register Here


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