SBA Small Biz Insights: Getting Back on Track Webinar Series, Community Navigator, Workshops, and More!

Virginia-Richmond District Office-May 2021

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SBA and PPSI Educational Webinar Series, Getting Back on Track: Help is Here

Help is Here Educational Webinar Series

The Small Business Administration (SBA) & Public Private Strategies Institute (PPSI) are providing several educational opportunities for you to learn more about programs that will help your business get back on track.  This is part of an effort to ensure that American small businesses know about the many resources to help their business grow and thrive!

Please join us for a webinar hosted by the SBA and PPSI to:

  • Hear about what steps you can take now to learn and take advantage of new and existing programs that are available at the SBA
  • Get an update regarding programs and recent policy announcements made by the Biden-Harris Administration
  • Have your questions answered by SBA Leadership & small business experts
  • Learn how you can become a vaccine leader in your community 
  • Discover tools and resources you can use to take your business digital

These sessions are open to any small business owner & leader.

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Community Navigator Pilot Program

Grant Funding Opportunity

SBA is implementing this initiative by building upon its extensive network of resource partners across the country. To ensure the Community Navigator Pilot Program reaches communities across the country in the coming months, SBA has issued a grant funding opportunity that will be open to proposals from SBA resource partners, states, tribes, units of local governments, and other nonprofit organizations.

Competitive grant awards will range from $1 million to $5 million for a two-year performance period. Applicants have until July 12, 2021, to submit their applications at grants.gov. Performance periods are projected to commence in September 2021. Those eligible to apply must meet and demonstrate abilities to support the requirements of this funding opportunity.

Learn More

See the Community Navigator Pilot Program Notice of Funding Opportunity.


Upcoming Workshops

Peak Performance Workshop
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 12:00pm EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Starting Your Business
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 3:00pm EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Webinar: Business Plan Boot Camp
Veteran's Business Outreach Center
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:00am EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Start a Business (Legal & Administrative Steps) - *Webinar (Live)* ...
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 10:00am EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Managing Your WordPress Website
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 12:00pm EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

First Thursdays with the SBA
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 12:00pm EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Marketing & Social Media NOW
Small Business Development Center
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 12:00pm EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Payroll Processing
Small Business Development Center
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 10:00am EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

Cyber Awareness Training for Your Business
Small Business Development Center
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 12:00pm EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

First Steps to Starting a Business
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Resource Partner
Registration Required

See Our Website-Full Calendar of Events


Information Corner-Federal Resources

Federal Resources for U.S. Small Businesses

Welcome to the official federal resource website for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). You can view relevant federal agency resources, access the latest news, and search for a Small Business Advisor near you.

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COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

SBA EIDL and PPP Resources

 

For EIDL applications or updates, please contact the Office of Disaster Assistance.

Disaster Assistance (EIDL)
1‐800‐659‐2955
disastercustomerservice@sba.gov
Hours of Operation: 24/7

Economic Injury Disaster Loan

For Paycheck Protection Progam (PPP) questions, please refer to your lender.

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness 

 


SCORE Resources

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Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) Resources

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Virginia PTAC

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Virginia SBDC Resources

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Women's Business Center (WBC)-ODU

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Women's Business Center of Richmond (WBC)-The Institute and VUU

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