SBA Georgia Update and Virtual Events This Week

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Georgia District Office  - May 2021

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications

Are Now Open!

SBA began accepting applications via the application portal today, May 3 at 12 p.m. ET. The application portal will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. 

In preparation, qualifying applicants should familiarize themselves with the application process in advance to ensure a smooth and efficient application. 

Follow the steps below.

  • If you haven't already, register for an account on the application portal at If you are working with Square or Toast, you do not need to register.
  • Review the sample applicationprogram guide and cross-program eligibility chart on SBA COVID-19 relief options. SBA also added screenshots of the application portal that are available here.
  • Applications must be submitted in English or Spanish. SBA has documents in additional languages to help you understand eligibility requirements, fill out applications, and answer frequently asked questions. See the additional languages and materials here.
  • If you were unable to attend one of the webinars held last week which covered program details and a demonstration of the application portal, you can watch the recording here.
  • You can also join one of the all-day informational sessions tomorrow, May 4 to learn about the program and ask questions. View a list of the sessions here

For more information, visit 

SBA Georgia Virtual Events

Money Smart - Winning in Business (Session 3)

SBA Georgia District Office

"Money Smart -- Winning in Business" is a 7-part series designed to help small business owners uncover strategies to winning and maintaining optimal financial well-being. SESSION THREE: Financial Management This module provides an overview of business financial management theory and terminology, and is designed to help you ‘understand how sound financial management can benefit your business.

Tuesday, May 4, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Resource Partner Virtual Events

Building and Sustaining a Successful Non-Profit

SCORE Atlanta

Whether you’ve got a new idea for a non-profit organization or you’ve been in operation for a while and want to review and refine your approach, this 4-part series will interest you. Sessions will cover how to start a non-profit, strategic planning, financing, and measuring success.

On Mondays April 19 to May 10, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Commercial Real Estate 101: Navigate Lease Agreements and Avoid Property Pitfalls  

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

Whether your business is industrial, service, or retail, you will thrive in the right location. Start the process with a well structured commercial real estate lease. Discover the best ways to search for a location and address any issues like liability, rent, exclusivity, and remedies.

Wednesday, May 5, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

How to Buy a Business 

Small Business Development Center

Starting a business from scratch isn’t the only path to entrepreneurship – a rapidly growing trend is entrepreneurship through acquisition. It’s also an alternative way to grow an existing business. Whether you are interested in becoming a small business owner or are an existing business owner looking to grow through acquisition, this webinar is for you!

Wednesday, May 5, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

On the Paycheck Protection Program Extension

SCORE Atlanta

The Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses. The deadline to apply has been extended to May 31st. What You'll Learn: 1. Eligibility requirements for PPP 2. Understanding the PPP application 3. What documents to submit 4. Securing the PPP loan.

Wednesday, May 5, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Putting it All Together! The Business Plan

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

In this Live Online Workshop you will be instructed in the components of a business plan including how to fund your business.

Friday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

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