Check Out These Relief and Recovery Webinars- 2 Happening Today!

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has some key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which will be available for a limited amount of time to ensure America’s smallest businesses get exclusive access. If you are a small business owner with fewer than 20 employees, or are self-employed; there is new information for you. Please join us for a series of webinars hosted by the SBA, Public Private Strategies Institute, & other stakeholders to hear about:

  • What steps you can take now to take advantage of this special opportunity, which closes at 5:00 P.M. EST, Tuesday, March 9th, 2021.
  • Additional changes and recent policy announcements made by Biden-Harris Administration
  • Have your questions answered by SBA Leadership


  • March 5, 1:00 pm, ET,  Black + African-American Small Business Owners, Register Here
  • March 5, 3:00 pm, ET, Hispanic Small Business Owners, Register Here
  • March 6, 2:00 pm ET, Veterans, Self-Employed Business Owners, Register Here
  • March 8, 3:00 pm, ET, LGTBQ Business Owners, Youth Entrepreneurs, Restaurant Owners, Register Here

Cosponsorship Authorization # 21-0501-14: The SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. American Sign Language Interpreters will be made available for any hearing-impaired attendee on Wednesday, March 3rd at 12:30 pm EST through Monday, March 8th at 4 pm EST (During of webinar series) please contact Judette Crosbie at with the subject header Request for Sign Language Interpreter, with your request, at least 24 hours in advance.

Coronavirus (COVID-19):  Information Webinar

Get the Facts on PPP and EIDL 

Come Learn About:

  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) First and Second Draw Loans
    • New Changes for Sole Proprietors 
  •  Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for Covid-19
  • Targeted EIDL Advances
  • Shuttered Venue Operators Grants

Next Session: March 8, 2021

Time: 11:00 am, CST

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Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Reconsideration Webinar

The SBA Tennessee District Office hosts a webinar once a month on the Reconsideration Process for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans. If you were denied an EIDL, an Office of Disaster Assistance representative will be on hand to explain the process of reconsideration and  cover frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 disaster services.

Next Session: April 7, 2021 

Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm CST

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Road to Recovery

The SBA Tennessee District Office (TNDO) and our resource partners have created a path to recovery for Tennessee small business owners. The TNDO's “Road To Recovery” training series will aid entrepreneurs in reopening and transitioning to the new normal post 2020. Road to Recovery will help businesses excel with next level virtual trainings and actionable informational sessions. Join the TNDO for the webinars listed below.


Banking Services Available for Small Businesses

You Will:

  • Gain a Solid Understanding of the Banking Products and Services Available to Small Business Owners

  • Understand the Importance of Building Effective Long-term Relationships with a Banker or Lender

  • Recognize the Role of a Personal Credit Score in the Lending Process

Date: March 16, 2021

Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am, CST

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SBA 101: SBA's Resources for Existing and Start Up Businesses

Come Learn About:

  • How to Get Certified for Government Contracting as a:
    • Woman-owned Small Business
    • Veteran-owned Small Business
    • Service Disabled Veteran-owned Small Business
    • 8(a) Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Business
    • HUBZone Small Business
  • Counseling and Training Programs for: 
    • Start-ups
    • Existing and Expanding Businesses
  • Business Planning 
  • SBA Financing Options for Start-up and Expanding Small Businesses
  • Covid-19 Recovery Financing Options 

Date: March 24, 2021

Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am, CST

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SBA and USDA Financing Options

Come Learn About:

  • SBA & USDA Financial Assistance Programs and Which is Best for Your Business
  • How to Find SBA Participant Lenders with LenderMatch
  • The Importance of a Business Plan and How to Create It

Date: March 31, 2021

Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm, CST

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To learn about upcoming webinars, stay tuned with these communications, contact the SBA Tennessee District  Office, and follow us on Twitter @SBA_Tennessee.