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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan

Helping Small Businesses Survive During these turblent times, we are committed to our small business Members and are pleased to be participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan as a way to help them. This program is part of an initiative the government recently passed called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which assists small businesses with efforts like the Paycheck Protection…

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SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic Launches

One of Multiple Economic Relief Provisions to Protect Workers and Small Businesses Release Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 Release Number: 20-30 Contact: Press_Office@sba.gov, (202) 205-7036 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza today launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program created last week with the President’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The program provides…

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Breaking News: SBA NY-Statewide Disaster declaration

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza has approved a statewide disaster declaration for NY. Eligible small businesses may now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) online at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Businesses can take advantage of free assistance offered by SBA’s network of Resource Partners for help with preparing their loan applications. They may visit www.sba.gov/local-assistance to find local help.

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

Office of International Trade  – March 18, 2020 NEWS RELEASE  PRESS OFFICE Release Date: March 17, 2020                       Contact: Jennifer.Kelly@sba.gov, (202) 205-7036 Release Number: 20-26                     Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Updates Criteria on States for Requesting Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the Trump Administration’s aggressive, whole-of-government…

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SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental…

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Online Marketing for Your Small Business: A Three-Part Series

PRESENTED BY CHRISTOPHER A. LORENCE PR & MARKETING SERVICES This three-part seminar series starts with the basics of online marketing before exploring tools and strategies for making the most of your marketing efforts on each of the major social media platforms. Register for individual seminars or attend the full series for a comprehensive understanding of online marketing techniques and trends. …

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Writing a Business Plan: Your Roadmap to Small Business Success

By Allen Gutierrez on December 12, 2019 Category: SBA News and Views If you’re ready to take the next step and become a small business owner, jot down your ideas on paper and start writing your business plan. This December, we’re celebrating National Write a Business Plan Month and encouraging you to take the first – and most important – step on your…

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National Veterans Small Business Week November 4-8, 2019

  Each year the SBA celebrates, connects and empowers service members during National Veterans Small Business Week, November 4-8, 2019. This marks the sixth annual NVSBW. This year’s theme is Mission #VetBiz Success, where we will highlight the tools and resources used to help veterans on their journey to small business success. 

WBC Helps Career Changer Launch Framing Startup

After a 30-year career in quality management for small and large manufacturers, Shari Morin was ready for the next chapter in her life. With her husband’s encouragement, Morin decided to hire herself, blending sole-proprietorship with her passion for the arts in a new custom framing company.  In the fall of 2016, Morin discovered the Women’s Business Center of New York…

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October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a perfect time to highlight the many accomplishments of women entrepreneurs and small business owners across the nation, as well as right here in our own community. As the Director of a women’s business center (WBC) located in Utica, NY.  I want to highlight what the Women’s Business Center Program does for entrepreneurs….

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