Blog posts tagged with "COVID-19"

How to Secure Disaster Relief Options for Small Businesses

October 20, 2021
Hurricane season ends on November 30th, but many small business owners who have been affected by these storms will still have rebuilding to do long after this date. Fortunately, if you know where to look, disaster assistance for business owners is available.

How to Get a Business Loan for Reopening Costs

August 16, 2021
If COVID-19 forced you to shut down your business, now is a great time to reopen. Since reopening does cost some money, you may want to consider a business loan for economic recovery.

The Pros and Cons of Emergency Loans

August 11, 2021
Your business is bound to face emergencies every now and then. No matter how prepared you are as a small business owner, natural disasters, technology mishaps, employee turnover, and financial challenges may arise.

PPP Loans vs. SBA 7(a) Loans: Weighing Your Options

May 18, 2021
While they’re both administered by the SBA, the 7(a) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan programs are vastly different. Like with any loan, it’s a commitment to apply to either one. Due to this, you should ensure that it’s worth your time to fill out an application.

SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund: The Ultimate Guide

May 17, 2021
The Small Business Administration (SBA) officially opened applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund on Monday, May 3rd. For the first three weeks of the fund’s existence, only priority groups will be eligible to receive funds. After that, the application portal will open to all applicants and run until funds are exhausted.

The Pros and Cons of Economic Injury Disaster Loans

March 10, 2021
Has your small business been hurt financially due to a natural disaster like a hurricane, earthquake, or the coronavirus pandemic? If so, Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) are an option.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant: Should You Apply?

February 15, 2021
The coronavirus has taken a toll on a variety of businesses including Shuttered Venue Operators (SVOs) like movie theaters, performing arts venues, and art museums. That’s where the Small Business Administration (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG) program comes in.

The Top Small Business Stimulus Grants for 2021

January 27, 2021
Despite their massive contribution to productivity and job creation, small business owners are among the hardest hit by economic downturns. Much of this is because small businesses tend to have fewer financial resources than larger companies.

PPP Loan Forgiveness: What You Should Know

January 22, 2021
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in April 2020. It was part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The goal of the PPP is to provide forgivable loans to small business owners so they can continue operations and keep their employees on payroll.

How to Keep in Touch with Customers During The COVID-19 Crisis

September 25, 2020
Over the past six months, business owners nationwide have been economically and operationally affected by the COVID-19 crisis.