SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opens Jan 11

From the Small Business Administration (SBA): WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to … Continue reading "SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opens Jan 11" More

SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through Dec. 31, 2021

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The deadline extension comes as a result of the recent bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress and enacted by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. To date, the … Continue reading "SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through Dec. 31, 2021" More

Press Release: Acting Mayor Issues Emergency Order EO-17 “Easing Up”

Acting Mayor Issues Emergency Order EO-17 “Easing Up” ANCHORAGE, AK — Today, Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson signed Emergency Order EO-17 in response to the changing conditions of COVID-19 in the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA). EO-17 carefully eases up restrictions from the modified hunker down status in December while keeping certain limits in place to prevent the virus from … Continue reading "Press Release: Acting Mayor Issues Emergency Order EO-17 “Easing Up”" More

Highlighting Elevate Wellness Center

Elevate Wellness Center is the first in Fairbanks to introduce multiple innovative options in one space. Services include IV nutrition, Prolon cellular reset, float, heat, and light therapies, and mediation and coaching support that can help Alaskans struggling with poor sleep, low energy, and high stress. During such a challenging year, these services are more … Continue reading "Highlighting Elevate Wellness Center" More

December Update from the Executive Director

The holidays are finally upon us and this year I think we could all use a little extra cheer, so I’ll start out with some good news. For starters, 2020 is finally limping its way to the finish line and while there are no guarantees that 2021 won’t throw us some curveballs, all indications so … Continue reading "December Update from the Executive Director" More

MOA Announced 3rd Round of Small Business Relief Grants

On Friday, December 11, 2020, the Municipality of Anchorage announced the third round of the Small Business Relief Grant program. Applications will open on Friday, December 18, 2020, and close on January 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. You can read the full press release here: MOA Announced 3rd Small Business Relief Grants Administered by Cook … Continue reading "MOA Announced 3rd Round of Small Business Relief Grants" More

Small Business Saturday is Nov 28!

Tomorrow is #SmallBusinessSaturday! We encourage you to shop locally – either virtually or safely in person – and #LiftUpLocal. Jeremy Field, SBA Pacific Northwest Regional Administrator shared, “Last year, Small Business Saturday spending hit a record high of $19.6 billion from an estimated 110 million shoppers nationwide. Our holiday spending – at whatever level our … Continue reading "Small Business Saturday is Nov 28!" More

MUNI OF ANCHORAGE – EO-16 takes effect for the month of December

BREAKING: Municipality of Anchorage will undergo another “hunker down” emergency order for the month of December. With rising COVID-19 cases, the Municipality of Anchorage will hunker down once again. Under Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson, Emergency Order 16 (EO-16) will go into effect on December 1, 2020 – January 1, 2021. You may reach the Mayor’s … Continue reading "MUNI OF ANCHORAGE – EO-16 takes effect for the month of December" More

Highlighting Little Alaskan

The Little Alaskan boutique is family-owned and operated in Kenai, Alaska. Founded on the idea that children’s clothing can be trendy, comfortable, and affordable, Little Alaskan strives for the intentional curation of unique toys, coveted baby items, meaningful accessories, and high-quality clothing from newborn to size 10. From day-to-day clothing, special occasions, and gifts, Little … Continue reading "Highlighting Little Alaskan" More