Veterans Day, National Entrepreneurship Month & more

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Local Events

Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Roundtable, Nov 18 at 12PM PDT

You are invited to join San Francisco area small business owners for a virtual
Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Roundtable, a unique opportunity to share your concerns about federal regulatory challenges your business is facing directly with:

• Mina Wales, Acting National Ombudsman
• Representatives from SBA's Office of the National Ombudsman and San Francisco District Office



National Events

Veterans Day, November 11, 2020


Veterans, thank you for your service. The SBA offers support as you enter the world of business ownership. If you’re interested in business ownership, check out SBA’s resources to help you start, grow, expand or recover your business

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National Native American Heritage Month


During National Native American Heritage Month, learn about contracting, business development and other programs for Native American.  Learn about resources to help American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians start, grow, expand and recover their businesses 

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National Entrepreneurship Month


November is National Entrepreneurship Month! SBA has mentoring, training, counseling, federal contracting, capital access, and other programs to help you start, grow, expand, or recover your small business.  SBA has resources that can help you:  rebuild your small business, keep employees safe and healthy, and revitalize your community

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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 and deferred payments.  The COVID EIDL is currently scheduled to expire on 12/31/21, subject to availability of funds. All small businesses interested in the program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible

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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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How to Export

Did you know that nearly 96%of consumers live outside the US? Explore exporting for your small business

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