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Webinar: National Resources and Policy Updates for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Small businesses across the country are losing customers or being forced to temporarily close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We know that many small business owners need help to address these immediate financial concerns and access critical resources for their employees and their businesses.

Join Small Business Majority and America's Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) for a national webinar covering the new loan programs made available by the stimulus package, resources related to COVID-19 and policy recommendations to bolster small business owners right now. 

Topics of discussion include

  • Small business funding updates, including SBA disaster relief loans and the new Payroll Protection Program for businesses impacted by COVID-19
  • Services and resources provided by SBDCs to assist with COVID-19 small business relief
  • An overview of alternative lending options including CDFIs, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding
  • How to avoid predatory lenders 
  • Updates on federal policy proposals and our recommendations to immediately help small businesses
  • Venturize and other helpful tools and resources
  • Q&A
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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.