Census Bureau: Small Business Pulse Survey Phase 5 Weekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from the fifth phase of the Small Business Pulse Survey (SBPS). Data collection began May 17. Results will be released weekly May 27 to July 22. The SBPS includes questions on small business operations and finances, requests and receipt of assistance, COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, […]

EDA: $1.8 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Create Revolving Loan Fund for Small Businesses in Cuyahoga County, OH

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.8 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Urban League of Greater Cleveland, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, to capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to provide critical gap financing […]

Census Bureau: Small Business Pulse Survey Phase 5 Weekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from the fifth phase of the Small Business Pulse Survey (SBPS). Data collection began May 17. Results will be released weekly May 27 to July 22. The SBPS includes questions on small business operations and finances, requests and receipt of assistance, COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, […]

Census Bureau: Small Business Pulse Survey Phase 5 Weekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from the fifth phase of the Small Business Pulse Survey (SBPS). Data collection began May 17. Results will be released weekly May 27 to July 22. The SBPS includes questions on small business operations and finances, requests and receipt of assistance, COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, […]

SBA: National SBIR Week Scheduled to Connect Technology Innovators & Entrepreneurs with Research Funding

 The U.S. Small Business Administration will host 2021 National SBIR Week on July 19 through July 23 for small business innovators.  The virtual event will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.  […]

SBA: Closure of Restaurant Revitalization Fund Program Announced

Over 100k restaurants were awarded $28.6 billion; Average award was $283K Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabel Guzman announces the closure of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) program, signed into law by President Joe Biden as part of the American Rescue Plan. The program provided much needed economic aid to restaurants and […]

Census Bureau: Small Business Pulse Survey Phase 5 Weekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from the fifth phase of the Small Business Pulse Survey (SBPS). Data collection began May 17. Results will be released weekly May 27 to July 22. The SBPS includes questions on small business operations and finances, requests and receipt of assistance, COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, […]

SBA: Humboldt State University Awarded $258,000 to Launch a Veterans Business Outreach Center

 The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded over $258,000 in funding to Humboldt State University to provide training and counseling as a Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) serving veteran small business owners in Northern California (to include all counties north of Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino counties). The funding […]

SBA: Extension of $100 Million Grant “Community Navigator Pilot” Program Proposals to July 23, 2021 Announced

Grant program to strengthen outreach to businesses in underserved communities enacted through the American Rescue Plan Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration  announced the extended application date for its new Community Navigator Pilot Program. SBA will now accept proposal submissions through July 23, 2021, and anticipates making award decisions by September […]

Federal Reserve: Extension of PPP Liquidity Facility for Final Time Announced through July 30, 2021

The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced it will extend for a final time its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility, or PPPLF, by an additional month to July 30, 2021. The extension is being made as an operational accommodation to allow additional processing time for banks, community development financial institutions, […]