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Lot, Stock & Barrel acted fast after Coachella and other events were cancelled amid pandemic

The growing Los Angeles small business received support from PACE and U.S. Bank Benjamin Lee Phillips and partner Florence Tang co-founded Lot, Stock and Barrel in 2014 after taking a leap of faith and leaving their careers in corporate America to follow their passion for design, apparel and retail. The company is a full-service design studio and retail shop offering …

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How to Prepare Financially for a Job Loss During a Pandemic

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, many states are reconsidering shutdowns and safer-at-home restrictions. As many small businesses and large companies prepare for that possibility, it’s important for people to be prepared for an unexpected job loss. “Whether it’s an upended economy, a sudden health issue or decisions by management, you can’t always predict what could impact your income,” …

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OCA – Resilient Communities: ON THE FRONT LINES: GOING BACK TO WORK

On August 1, 2020 – 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST Going back to work has looked different for everyone. The traditional “9 to 5” no longer applies to most workers. Frontline workers and essential workers find themselves continuing to go to the workplace, armed with PPE. Others are working from home and home-ing from work, with their children running …

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Paycheck Protection Program Town Hall on Forgiveness – Goldhouse Collective & U.S. SBA Event

Goldhouse SBA PPP

The Small Business Administration and Goldhouse are partnering up to host a virtual event on the PPP and Loan Forgiveness for minority businesses affected by COVID-19. Spread awareness of the SBA’s forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loan, specifically to small business owners from communities of color and other marginalized communities.$130Billion Left in the PPP Program!Minority-owned small businesses who have been disproportionately impacted by the …

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CARES Act Updates and PPP Loan Forgiveness Recommendations

Register here Description Join the webinar to hear about CARES Act Updates, learn how to properly use PPP funds and how to get maximum loan forgiveness. Bring your questions and ask the experts at the webinar.

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Business owners encouraged to submit reports of damage by civil unrest by July 17

Individuals and businesses that faced damage or other losses due to looting, property damage and violence during the protests in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police have until July 17 to submit reports of those losses. Businesses in King County that suffered property damage or other losses since May 25, 2020 may be eligible for …

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SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program

WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, 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 …

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SBA Rolls Out Dedicated Tool for Small Businesses to Connect with CDFIs, Small Asset Lenders Participating in PPP

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced the launch of a dedicated online tool for small businesses and non-profits to be matched with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Certified Development Companies (CDCs), Farm Credit System lenders, Microlenders, as well as traditional smaller asset size lenders in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).   SBA’s Lender Match is an additional …

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City of Burien Small Business Relief & Recovery Grant Program Available Now!

The City of Burien has made grant funding available to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19-required business closures. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualifying businesses. Funding is limited and applications will close July 13. Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab

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City of Burien Offers Small Business Relief and Recovery Grants

Burien Small Businesses Can Apply for up to $5,000 to Mitigate Impacts of COVID-19 Burien, WA–The City of Burien has made grant funding available to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Grants will be made in amounts up to $5,000 and will be awarded to qualifying businesses. Funding is limited and applications will close July 13, 2020. “COVID-19 has created …

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