SBA: $20 Billion Provided to Small Businesses and Nonprofits through Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance Program

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the conclusion and success of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance program, which provided U.S. small businesses, non-profits and agricultural businesses a total of $20 billion in emergency funding.  In order to assist the greatest number of small businesses, the EIDL Advance […]

EDA: $30 Million in CARES Act Funding Invested to Support Recovery from Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development (EDA) administration has awarded over $10 Million in CARES Act Funding to support economic development and economic recovery in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Investments include: $400,000 to help 13-county region in South Central Tennessee $400,000 to help Panhandle Region in Texas $400,000 […]

SBA: Paycheck Protection Program Loan Data Released

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today announced it was releasing detailed loan-level data regarding the loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  This disclosure covers each of the 4.9 million PPP loans that have been made. “The PPP is providing much-needed relief to […]

EDA: Over $21 Million in CARES Act Funding Invested to Support Recovery from Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development (EDA) administration has awarded over $10 Million in CARES Act Funding to support economic development and economic recovery in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Investments include: $4.4 million to help West Virginia $400,000 to help the Eastern Panhandle Region of Virginia $400,000 to […]

SBA: New Members Appointed to the National Small Business Development Center Advisory Board

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza today announced the appointment of six new members to the National Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Advisory Board. “We are delighted to welcome new board members who bring with them a strong business acumen and extensive knowledge to the SBDC Advisory Board,” said SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza.  “The SBDC […]

OCC: Agency Highlights Key Risks for Federal Banking System

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today reported the key issues facing the federal banking system and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the federal banking industry in its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Spring 2020. Banks entered the national health emergency related to COVID-19 in sound condition […]

FDIC: Final Rule Issued to Mitigate the Deposit Insurance Assessment Effect of Participation in the PPP, the PPP Liquidity Facility, and the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today approved a final rule that mitigates the deposit insurance assessment effects of participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) established by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility (PPPLF) and Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility (MMLF) established […]

EDA: $800,000 Invested to Establish Revolving Loan Fund to Support Business Recovery Near Opporunity Zone in South Dakota

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding an $800,000 grant to the South Eastern Development Foundation, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to capitalize a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) that will provide gap financing to businesses in a six-county region impacted by 2019 floods and storms. The […]

SBA: New Dedicated Tool Rolled Out to Connect Small Businesses with CDFIs, Small Asset Lenders Participating in PPP

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 […]

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

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, […]