Small Business Saturday is November 26th - Consider Shopping and Supporting a Small Business this Year!

Buffalo District Office  - November 23, 2022

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Illustration of a main street with small businesses, shop small logo, SBA logo and text, Small Business Saturday, November 26, 2022.

Mark your calendar: Small Business Saturday is November 26, 2022! Founded by American Express in 2010 and officially cosponsored by SBA since 2011, Small Business Saturday has become an important part of small businesses’ busiest shopping season. Whether you are a small business owner, shopper or organization, learn how you can prepare for and participate in Small Business Saturday.

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COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan - Now What?

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm 

Learn more about your US Small Business Administration Covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

Did you receive a Covid-19 EIDL loan?  The initial principal & interest deferment period is ending soon for many and repayment will begin.

Please join us to learn more about:

  • Covid EIDL terms and conditions, borrower responsibilities, etc.
  • Creating a Capital Access Financial System (CAFS) account with SBA to review your loan information, check on payment history, etc.
  • Making loan payments electronically and setting up re-occurring loan payments thru
  • Request servicing actions on your EIDL loans:  lien subordination requests, collateral release requests, sale of business, business closing, etc.

Click here to register:  Covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan - Now What? Tickets, Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

For more information please contact

8(a) Business Development Program Information Session

SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program - Webinar

Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 10:00 am 

Join us for an introduction to the 8(a) Business Development Program.

Topics we will be covering:

     *Program Overview

     *Program Benefits

     *Program Qualifications

     *Application Process

     *Maintaining Eligibility

Click here to register:  SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program Webinar Tickets, Thu, Dec 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite

Please contact if you have any questions.


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