SBA releases new PPP loan forgiveness applications

July 9th, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, which was signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020. In addition to revising the full forgiveness application, SBA also published a new EZ version of the forgiveness application […]

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SBA provides $18 million for export growth

November 6th, 2018

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that $18 million in funding has been awarded to 47 state international trade agencies through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), to support export growth among U.S. small businesses. The 2018 STEP awards will allow states to assist small businesses with the information and tools they need […]

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Innovation road tour

June 1st, 2017

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched an 11-state, 15-stop National Innovation Road Tour. It is led by the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, with participation from 11 other federal agencies. Now in its third year, this year’s tour, “Seeding America’s Future Innovations,” is a national […]

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National Women’s Business Council to host online event

December 4th, 2015

The National Women’s Business Council will hold an online public meeting Dec. 8 from 2-4 p.m. EST to discuss strategies for reaching the government-wide prime-contracting goal of 5 percent for spending with women-owned small business. The meeting will include a panel discussion, updates and highlights on recent efforts and a sneak peak into their not-yet-released […]

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