Kirkland Business Survey | New PPP Loans/Grants | Arts & Culture Grants Webinar

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Resources for Kirkland Businesses and Non-profits

January 14, 2021

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Take the Survey: Give Feedback on the City’s COVID-19 Support

The City of Kirkland is trying to do all it can to help businesses survive COVID-19 and thrive beyond it. We need your input to help inform strategies of support. Please find the survey at: Business Survey: COVID-19 Impacts & Support - January 2021

For more information on the City's response to COVID-19, including resources and tools for Kirkland businesses, visit the Business Resources webpage on the City website. 

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New PPP Loans! Second Draw PPP Loans Now Available

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This new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is both for businesses that received a PPP in 2020 as well as for those who have not taken one before. New PPP loans/grants are processed by participating Community Financial Institutions (CFIs). 

The Small Business Association (SBA) will accept applications for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans/Grants from January 13, 2021 through March 31, 2021.

For help understanding the process and whether you qualify, contact the Startup 425 Business Response Team.

Find detailed information on PPP Loans and Eligibility here.

Click to download the Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Borrower Application Form 

Click to download the Paycheck Protection Program First Draw Borrower Application Form


SBA Round 2 COVID-19 relief and PPP Application
10 - 11:30 a.m., Friday, January 15, 2021
To register visit: SBA Webinar Registration

This training webinar will cover details of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP loans) and the application process; where to apply; allowed uses; eligibility requirements; loan forgiveness and more. SBA Debt relief and other programs EIDL & EIDL Advance Special lending accessibility will also be addressed.  

Arts & Culture Grants Coming Soon!

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The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program was included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. Eligible organizations with a reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic will soon have the opportunity to receive up to a $10 million grant under the program. In total, the Economic Aid Act allocates $15 billion for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants.

To learn more, attend the free webinar below, tomorrow (Thursday, January 14). 

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FREE WEBINAR: Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Webinar Hosted by SBA
12 - 1 p.m., Thursday, January 14
To register, visit: Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Webinar

This webinar will provide introductory information about the grants, who can apply, how potential organizations can prepare, and other detail re: eligibility and applications.