• Join Us for a Facebook Live Event: SBA Small Business Disaster Loans Explained

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    Name: Join Us for a Facebook Live Event: SBA Small Business Disaster Loans Explained
    Date: April 9, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:

    Has your small business been
    economically impacted by COVID-19?

    We're here to help answer your questions about the
    federal disaster programs available to you through the CARES Act.


    There is a growing number of programs available from the federal government. The CARES Act provides funding for the new Paycheck Protection Program, makes modifications to and expands the eligibility of the existing Economic Injury Disaster Loan program (EIDL), and provides immediate loan payment relief for current SBA loan program borrowers. These changes and new programs offer immediate and substantial emergency capital assistance available to our state's small businesses. 

    Join us for a Facebook Live event Thursday, April 9th starting at 2:00 PM EST (1:00 PM CST), whereby Florida SBDC Network CEO Mike Myhre will provide an overview of the U.S. SBA's disaster loan programs available in Florida to help small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.


    During the event, he will address frequently asked questions, eligibility requirements, and provide an opportunity for businesses and the public to ask questions in real-time. 

    <strong ;"="" style="color: rgb(41, 101, 173);">How and When Do I Join?
    RSVP to our Facebook Event page here to be notified when the event is starting on our Facebook page. There will be a link to the event posted when we go live OR visit our Facebook page here on Thursday, April 9th at 2:00 PM EST (1:00 PM CST) to tune in to the live event that will be linked and viewable on our timeline. 

    Don't miss this opportunity to get your questions answered! 


    About the Florida SBDC Network: 
    Since 1976, the Florida SBDC Network, the state's statutorily designated principal provider of business assistance [Fl. Stat. § 288.001], has nourished a statewide partnership between higher education and economic development to provide small businesses the intellectual capital and business experience that enables overall business growth, increased profitability, and economic prosperity. In 2018, Florida SBDCs provided 112,164 hours of professional business consulting to 11,529 client businesses, resulting in 38,403 jobs impacted; $4.4 billion in sales generated; $520 million in government contracts acquired; $202.5 million in capital accessed; and 665 new businesses started. With over 40 offices statewide, the Florida SBDC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners. The Florida SBDC Network, headquartered at the University of West Florida, is nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs and prestigious recipient of the President's E Award for Export Service. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency. For more information, please visit www.FloridaSBDC.org 

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    State Designated as Florida's Principal Provider of Business Assistance [Fla. Stat. § 288.001]

    Florida SBDC Network Headquarters | UWF Division of Research and Strategic Innovation 
    Suntrust Tower, Suite 301, 220 West Garden Street | Pensacola, FL 32502 
    850.898.3479 | www.FloridaSBDC.org 


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