Important information for SBA subscribers

Alaska District Office - Jan 23, 2023

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We are updating our information systems.


This will temporarily impact our ability to send out email newsletters. In the interim, please refer to our social media SBA Alaska (@SBA_Alaska) / Twitter and for SBA news, local events and information regarding our programs and services.


We apologize for the inconvenience.


Congratulations to the Alaska T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined Class of 2022!

T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined is an executive-level training series intended to give ambitious small business leaders a challenging opportunity to accelerate their growth through targeted training led by motivating leaders in small business development. Revamped features in 2022 included hybrid in-person/online learning modules, coaching professionals, peer mentoring, and experienced subject matter experts all resulting in the creation of a three-year strategic growth plan for each participant.

SBA Alaska District Office is proud that the 2022 Alaska T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined Cohort was named one of twelve Top Performing Cohorts in all fifty states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. 

Congratulations to the following graduates:

Chris Allen, Golden Agers Homecare, LLC Christine Hopkins, ASCI Federal Services, LLC Kirsten Dixon, Within the Wild Adventure Co. LeAnn Duncan, Denali Bookkeeping LLC; Linnea Cummings, Alaska Dinner Factory LLC Mauri Parks, Sound Contracting LLC Nathan Wardwell, JOA Surveys LLC Ralph Carney, Alaska Chip Company LLC Ronni Wilcock, Two Bears Environmental Consulting LLC Sara Faulkner, Land’s End; and Tonia Winkler, Global Services Inc.

If you are thinking about taking your business to the next level for 2023, be on the lookout for our upcoming announcement calling for applications for this highly impactful program.

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Illustration of a cell phone and lock with the following text: Data Privacy Day: January 28, 2023. The SBA logo is at the bottom.

Strengthen your Cybersecurity! 

Cyberattacks are a concern for small businesses. Start by learning about cybersecurity best practices and understanding common threats and how to protect your data. 

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Grow Your Business Global 

Nearly 96% of consumers live outside the U.S., and two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power is in foreign countries. SBA can help with your trade needs to increase your profits, reduce market dependence, and stabilize seasonal sales. Connect with SBA resources and partners to get help exporting.

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Contracting Assistance Programs

Contract with Uncle Sam 

Did you know the U.S. government uses special programs to help small businesses win at least at 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars each year. When you’re looking for ways to grow your clientele consider taking on the federal government as a client.

Explore programs

Lender Match connects small businesses with SBA-approved lenders. Get matched at

Get Connected Now 

Lender Match connects small businesses with SBA-approved lenders, community development,
organizations, and micro-lending institutions. 

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