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*Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will begin the hourlong webinar with details on the new $150 million California Venues Grant Program to benefit eligible closed entertainment and cultural venues. Additional updates include recent sweeping changes to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program [EIDL], supplemental and targeted EIDL, PPP loan forgiveness, California Relief Grant program, and more.  

Bearden will then be joined by Megan Hodapp, Small Business Finance Center Manager at the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank). They will talk about how small businesses can access capital through California Small Business Loan Guarantee Programs including the Disaster Relief Loan, Farm Loan, and Jump Start Loan Guarantee Programs.   

Questions from attendees will be taken.  

This marks the 84th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners.  

The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.