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Changes to the Federal System for Award Management (SAM)

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

10:00am- 12:00pm EDT


The platform has merged the System for Award Management (, Federal Business Opportunities (, and Federal Procurement Data System -- Next Generation ( and other sites into one cohesive system. This session will offer a demonstration on how to search for federal contract opportunities, and view contract data.

CA Relief Grant Event


Monday, September 27, 2021

4:00pm- 5:00pm PDT


The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is here to help you navigate the California Relief Grant process and we have advisors on call to answer your specific questions as you move through the application process.  

Sign up for live virtual office hours where you can log on, get your question about your specific application answered and then depart and continue with your day. You can register and join the office hours anytime between the hours listed.

You do not need to arrive at the start of Office Hours or depart at the end however please note that when you arrive in the virtual meeting SBDC will take questions on a first come, first serve basis.  

SCORE San Diego Presents: Where's the Money- For Startups 

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 (Live in-Person)

9:00am-12:00pm PDT


Almost all businesses require an infusion of money at some time to start, maintain, or grow. This workshop describes various funding sources and specific criteria used to evaluate funding requests. A SCORE mentor will explain the process for SBA guaranteed loans, as well as talk about local organizations that provide loans to start-ups and existing businesses. Also get tips on crowd-funding, friends and family loans and equity investments from Angel Investors and when Venture Capitalists come in.

A Finance expert will help you learn about:

  • Loan Application Packaging
  • Alternate Funding Sources
  • Micro Loans, Bank Loans, Angel Investors and Venture Capital
  • Real Estate Loans
  • Working Capital for Start-Ups and Existing Businesses
  • SBA Policies and Procedures
  • What you need to do as a borrower

It's frustrating to go from one bank to another and not get the answers you need. This workshop will explain your options and help you to get that loan! 

Business Plans in Action 

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

8:30am-12:30pm PDT


 This training is designed for veteran/military family entrepreneurs interested in writing a viable business plan that will get you focused in the right direction to capture the attention of investors, partners and lenders.

The finished project is also an important operating tool to help you manage your business and enable you to achieve greater success.

Topics Covered will include: Executive Summary, Industry and Market Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Operations and Organizational Design, Implementation, Financial Strategy, Financial Management, Legal Structure, Record keeping, Cash Management, Forecasting, Personnel, Exit Strategy and much more. Workshop will include live, interactive, reflective, and relatable exercises. Please have pen and paper ready.

This workshop is presented on the Zoom platform. Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants the day prior to the event.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

4:00pm- 5:30pm PDT


This workshop will explain federal and state income taxes for businesses, sales tax and payroll taxes. It will also explain the different income tax implications for a sole proprietorship, LLC, S Corp and C Corp. Other areas covered: business license, AB5, various income tax deductions and retirement plan options.

There are several types of taxes that businesses must pay during the calendar year. Understanding each one of these tax liabilities, being certain to meet the time requirements (and save penalty dollars!) and using all the appropriate information to determine the amount owed is critical to successfully managing your small business.

Find All Upcoming and On Demand Webinars

Several On Demand and Recorded webinars are offered by SBA's resource partner organizations. New and updated webinars are being added regularly. Use the links below to view them all. (Most webinars are free.)

Get Updates from the SBA About COVID-19 Support

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