SBA Celebrates the Launch of New South Carolina Women’s Business Centers

SBA Increases Opportunities and Economic Recovery Solutions for Women Entrepreneurs with Two New Women’s Business Centers WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the launch of two South Carolina Women’s Business Centers hosted by HBCU Benedict College in Columbia, SC and Community Works Women’s Business Center in Greenville, SC.  These new opportunity centers…

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON – To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today. “The SBA is strongly committed to working around the clock, providing dedicated emergency assistance…

Video: Planning Tools for Small Business

This session covers the various types of planning typically done when starting or running a small business. A brief overview of each plan is provided as a preparation for a deeper dive into the content within each plan. Business Planning, Financial Projections, Topical Planning, Disaster/Recovery Planning and Strategic Planning are all discussed in this session.

Press Release Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

Joint Statement by SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today following the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act: “We want to thank President Trump for his leadership and commend Leader McConnell,…

SBA and Treasury Department Announce $10 Billion for CDFIs to Participate in the Paycheck Protection Program

Release Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 Release Number: 20-42 Contact: Press_Office@sba.gov, (202) 205-7036 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that it is setting aside $10 billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to be lent exclusively by Community Development Financial Institutions…

SBA Issues New Regulations for Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration published Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program regulations that will provide a free, online certification and eligibility application process for women-owned small businesses and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses. The timeline for implementation of changes to SBA’s WOSB program has been delayed to accommodate those affected by the current pandemic. See…

SBA Disaster Loans Available to South Carolina Private NonProfit Organizations Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Straight-Line Winds

PRESS OFFICE Release Date: May 8, 2020 Release Number: 20-373, SC 16437/16438 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP)s in South Carolina that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be…

SBA Loan Forgiveness Guidance – Forbes Magazine | Intuit

The information below has been curated from multiple sources in an effort to consolidate what we feel is the best guidance at the time of this posting. Keep in mind the guidelines, rules and regulations surrounding SBA loan forgiveness are fluid and subject to change at any time. Overall Observations: Your PPP lender will be…