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Portland District Office  - July 27, 2020

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COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Coping with COVID-19

Our nation’s small businesses are emerging from an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is dedicated to helping small businesses get back on their feet. Here is rundown of the financial programs and guidance available through the SBA for small businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic:

COVID-19 Resources for Small Business

Event Spotlight


Is your Woman-Owned Small Business Ready for the Changes in the WOSB Federal Contracting Program?

WOSB Ready, Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program, Certification changes

Major changes are coming to the program and this no-cost webinar session will provide an overview of those changes as well as general requirements and program benefits. Join the SBA Portland District and the Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for an overview of the Woman-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. 

                           Wednesday, July 29, 2020 – 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Reserve your spot

Training Opportunities to Make Your Business Stronger

Tuesday, July 28

Salem Capitol Connections (Chemeketa SBDC)
Online | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

Train the Trainer Empowerment Workshop Webinar 3
(Office of Native American Affairs)
Webinar | 8 - 9:30 a.m.

International Risk Mitigation and Payment Options (Vancouver SCORE)
Webinar | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Introduction to SBDC Orientation (Portland SBDC)
Portland | 12 - 2 p.m.

COVID-19 Small Business Forgivable Loan (Mt. Hood SBDC)
Online | 1 - 2 p.m.

Online Marketing Tips & Tricks for Getting Found and Driving Sales
(Clatsop SBDC)
Online | 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 29

What Am I Eligible For? Current Grant and Loan Opportunities in Oregon 
(Women's Business Center)
Webinar | 11 - 12 a.m.

SBA's Woman Owned Small Business Contracting Program (SBA)
Webinar | 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Understand Your Financial Statements (Clatsop SBDC)
Online | 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 30

3 Tips to Publish Your Website With Confidence (SCORE)
Webinar | 10 - 11 a.m.

QuickBooks and Excel Tips and Strategies (Mt. Hood SBDC)
Online | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Friday, July 31

Small Business Advocates - The Team in Your Corner (Portland SCORE)
Webinar | 10 - 11 a.m.

First Steps to Starting a Business (Umpqua SBDC)
Online | 2 - 4 p.m.

Recorded Sessions

The PPP Flexibility Act: New Forgiveness Guidelines & What This Means for You (Clatsop SBDC)
Recorded session | available until August 31

Business Plan Boot Camp (Mt. Hood SBDC)
On demand | available until August 28

Complete Business Website in 6 Short Sessions (Mt. Hood SBDC)
On demand | available until August 28

QuickBooks® Online for All Levels (Clatsop SBDC)
Recorded Session | available thru August 27

Navigating Employment Issues During COVID-19 (Clatsop SBDC)
Recorded Session | available thru July 31

Using Social Media Data & Insights to Boost Your Marketing 
Recorded Session | available thru August 27

Intro to Financial Statements and Bookkeeping (Clatsop SBDC)
Recorded Session | available thru August 27

Using Video Conferencing for More than Happy Hour (Clatsop SBDC)
Recorded Session | available thru August 27

Messaging Mastery: Know Your Client and Inspire Action (Clatsop SBDC)
Recorded Session | available until September 30

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