How SBA can help you grow your business – 504 Loan Program Lunch & Learn and Federal Contracting, in addition to a workshop from the US Department of Labor

Buffalo District Office  - June 23, 2022

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"Powering the American Dream"


SBA can help your business start, grow, expand or recover through our lending programs, government contracting programs and network of Resource Partners.   Whether you want to prepare a business plan, are interested in doing business with the federal government, or are looking to finance your business, SBA is here to help!

504 loans

Lunch & Learn - SBA's 504 Loan Program

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Looking to purchase an existing building, construct a new facility, or acquire long-term machinery and equipment?

The 504 Loan Program provides long-term, fixed rate financing to purchase major fixed assets that can help you grow your business and create jobs.

Join us to learn more about the minimum equity requirement, low fixed rates and longer maturities that the 504 program can offer.

Click here to register:  Webinar (

Doing Business with the Federal Government Information Session

Government Contracting 101 Webinar Series

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 9:00 am

The Buffalo District Office presents a series of free online contracting courses designed to help prospective and existing small businesses understand the basics about contracting with the federal government.

9:00 am      Part 1:  An Introduction to Federal Contracting

10:00 am    Part 2:  Overview of Small Business Programs

11:00 am    Part 3:  Marketing & Selling to the Government

Click here to register:  Government Contracting 101 Webinar Series Tickets, Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

For more information, please contact


Minimum Wage, Overtime and More -

An Overview of Fair Labor Standards Act

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 9:00 am

Business Owners need to know the rules for properly paying and keeping track of employee records.  Join us for this important program!

Outreach Specialist, Sarah Decker of the U.S. Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division will go over the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, including minimum wage, overtime, child labor and recordkeeping provisions.  We will also discuss common issues found, for example misclassification of employees as independent contractors.

Click here to register:  Minimum Wage, Overtime and More-An Overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act Tickets, Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

SBA resources partners: Helping you start, grow, or expand your business

Virtual Mentoring and Training 

Offices around the country may be closed due to the pandemic, but SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, Veterans Business Outreach Centers and other resource partners are providing free business mentoring and training by phone, email, and video.

Find an SBA resource partner near you


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