Manufacturing, Great ShakeOut & more

San Francisco District Office 

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Manufacturing Webinar Series, October 21-October 28 at 11AM PDT

Get insights from exporting and manufacturing experts during a new webinar series to celebrate Manufacturing Month (October)

  • OCT 21 - Supply Chain - find out how your company can improve operations, reduce costs, and mitigate risk through effective supply chain management
  • OCT 28 - Celebrando el Mes de la Manufactura


SFDO Calendar of Events

Programs & Resources



The COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program is still accepting applications from first-time applicants and those seeking to increase their existing EIDL loan. Key changes to the EIDL program include increased loan cap to $2 million, expanded use of funds to pay business debt, streamlined review processes and deferred payments.  The COVID EIDL is currently scheduled to expire on 12/31/21, subject to availability of funds.  All applications for new or increased EIDL loan amount must be decisioned by 12/31/21. For this reason all small businesses interested in the program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible

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Illustration of a seismometer reading with the following text, Great ShakeOut, October 21, 2021. The SBA logo is at the bottom.

Nearly half of Americans are exposed to potentially damaging earthquakes where they work and live. Still others will be at risk when traveling. It’s a good idea for everyone, everywhere to know how to protect themselves during an earthquake

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Illustration of buildings with the following text, get a D-U-N-S Number. The SBA logo is at the bottom.

Are you thinking about contracting with Uncle Sam? Before you can bid on government proposals, you need to get a Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) number.  A DUNS number is a unique nine-digit identification number for each physical location of your business

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Illustration of a laptop with text that includes, PPP Forgiveness Portal

SBA launched a streamlined application portal to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans $150,000 or less and through participating lenders, to apply for forgiveness directly through the SBA

For assistance, watch the training video here.  Borrowers may also call (877) 552-2692

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