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The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing additional deferment of principal and interest payments for existing COVID Economic Injury Disaster
Paycheck Protection Program borrowers: If your loan is $150,000 or less, you may be eligible to apply for direct forgiveness
SBA encourages businesses of all sizes, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters to visit the closest Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC)
The Small Business Majority  announces the return of their digital small business holiday gift guide in time for Small Business
The DC MAP (Mortgage Assistance Program) COVID-19 will provide financial assistance commencing with April 1, 2020 payments of monthly mortgage
The Halcyon Incubator is recruiting early-stage social entrepreneurs for THREE fellowship programs: Flagship Residential Fellowship (open to entrepreneurs from around
Since the opening of the Paycheck Protection Program Direct Borrower Forgiveness Portal on August 4, the SBA has received more
Main Street America recently launched Main Street Online, a new tool to help businesses grow and strengthen their online and
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) hosted a webinar with the DC Bar Pro Bono Center and
"Commercial Tenants: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS", a presentation by the DC Bar Pro Bono and Veritas Law. Recording and slide deck
On Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 3:00 PM Eastern, a coalition of community-based small business leaders and organizations invite you
This FREE workshop is for you if: You're ready to be your own boss doing what you're passionate about and
The sports betting economic sector is filled with opportunities for the District’s small businesses. The District of Columbia is poised
Kiva Hub Official Launch! May 17th at 2:00 pm DSLBD Director Kristi Whitfield will be joined by Kiva US  Anne
SBDCNet 2021 Employee Ownership Webinar Series Session 2 – Financing Cooperatively-Owned Business Entities One challenge to cooperative enterprise financing has
The Recipe for Restaurant Revitalization to Re-open Your Business! A Conversation with the SBA Administrator and Office of Capital Access.
This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. The American Rescue Plan
STAY DC, provides financial assistance to residents unable to pay rent and/or utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through STAY
The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced extended deferment periods for all disaster loans, including the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program,
Isabella Casillas Guzman has been confirmed as the 27th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. On March 16, the U.S. Senate
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Small Business Series: Patent Basics Presented by: DCSBDC, Howard University & USPTO Collaboration Webinar Series
As access to the COVID-19 vaccine grows and employers update their safe opening and operations plans, many nonprofit and small
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announce a new initiative to help address some of
Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County, Inc. (CLS) and the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) are proud to announce
Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaims Sunday, February 21, 2021, “Business Story Day” in Washington, DC. In celebration of this day, GO
New partnership to train small firms to better protect critical network infrastructure, security and customer information WASHINGTON, DC – America’s
The application period for the Entertainment Bridge Fund Supporting Business Program has officially reopened to allow for more businesses to
An event to discuss efforts to aid Black business owners as we build back from Covid-19 featuring several special guests
Top University Leaders (Georgetown, GWU, AU, UMD, Marymount and Howard ) talk to The Monthly Blend about how best to
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
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Local governments are big buyers. Here in the U.S., our state and city governments collectively spend 1.6 trillion dollars per
You may be eligible for loan forgiveness if you used the funds for eligible payroll costs, payments on business mortgage
As businesses in the Washington, D.C. region have had to close and/or reduce staff, the District of Columbia Housing Finance
A PPP factsheet for borrowers that provides a high-level overview of what they have to do as part of the
What is forgiveness?  How does it work?  Have there been any recent changes to the process?What should you be concerned
The DC Small Business Development Center (DCSBDC) is partnering with the Federal Reserve on the 2020 Small Business Credit Survey.
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The DC Department on Disability Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration (DDS/RSA) will host the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) employer
The Small Business Resiliency Fund is a part of the District’s efforts to meet the existing and future COVID-19 related
Meet one of our DCSBDC Covid-19 Initiative counselors, Michael D. Burke, President of Quest2 Consulting. Michael is a subject matter
Beware of Scams and Fraud Schemes!!!!! The Office of Inspector General recognizes that we are facing unprecedented times and is
Small businesses, private non-profits and agricultural businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, can still apply for an Economic Injury
Meet Michael Perch, Managing Director, Road Map Consulting, LLC. Michael is one of our DCSBDC COVID-19 Initiative consultants. He is
Video recordings from POWERUP DC 2020 - A New Era: Resilience and Opportunity are available at the event page, Please
Lowe’s, LISC will provide the emergency assistance that small businesses desperately need to stay afloat. We will deploy grants to help
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