MOA Tourism Grant

ANCHORAGE, AK – The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) began accepting new applications for Round 2 of its successful Tourism Grant Program on April 26, 2021. Of the $7 million initially designated for tourism business relief, there is $1,695,000 available to use for additional grants in Round 2.  Round 2 of the Tourism Grant Program will … Continue reading "MOA Tourism Grant" More

Alaska SBDC Hosts its Final COVID-19 Briefing

Last year, out of a dire need to disseminate information relevant to small business support and navigating the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, the Alaska SBDC began hosting daily briefings with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and The Foraker Group to ensure Alaskans had access to the most up-to-date information available. Special guests included … Continue reading "Alaska SBDC Hosts its Final COVID-19 Briefing" More

PPP Extended to May 31, 2021

On Thursday, March 25, 2021, Congress passed a bill to extend the loan application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to May 31, 2021. This extension also gives the SBA through June 30, 2021, to process lender applications.   The PPP Extension Act of 2021 is expected to be signed into law by President … Continue reading "PPP Extended to May 31, 2021" More

The Alaska SBDC is Joining The Eureka Space!

It’s official! The Alaska SBDC is joining The Eureka Space later this spring The Eureka Space is a shared office environment for local organizations that serve small business owners in Alaska. In The Eureka Space, you’ll be able to consult with a business attorney, work on financial planning, gain guidance on marketing and PR, take … Continue reading "The Alaska SBDC is Joining The Eureka Space!" More

March Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

There’s a lot going on this month and almost all of it is good! The federal government passed another relief bill that will pump $1.9 trillion into the economy through existing programs like the PPP and EIDL as well as through new programs targeting restaurants and bars, live venues, commercial fishing, child care, and other … Continue reading "March Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director" More

It’s SBDC Day!

It’s #SBDCDay! Take a peek at what the Alaska Small Business Development Center has been up to in the last year. We’re looking forward to continuing to serve Alaska’s small business sector in the year to come! We’re thankful to our national partners, America’s SBDC and the U.S. Small Business Administration, our host, the UAA … Continue reading "It’s SBDC Day!" More

JEDC 2021 Innovation Summit April 7-9

The Juneau Economic Development Council 2021 Innovation Summit is going virtual this year on April 7-9.   The annual conference hosts a diverse array of talks, performances, and experiences designed to foster relationships and inspire new perspectives.   This year’s theme is Localization in a Global Economy and will explore ways to contribute to a … Continue reading "JEDC 2021 Innovation Summit April 7-9" More

Things to Know About the PPP This Week

From our friends at the Small Business Administration (SBA), here are the top four things that you need to know about the PPP this week: 1. There’s a new calculation for sole proprietors, independent contractors, and self-employed individuals. New PPP application forms are now available that allow Schedule C filers to use gross income rather than net income when calculating the PPP … Continue reading "Things to Know About the PPP This Week" More

MOA EO-19 “Make it a Safe Spring”

Beginning at 8:00 am on Monday, March 8, 2021, Municipality of Anchorage Emergency Order 19 will be put into effect. Here’s what you need to know: Individuals: Continue to limit unnecessary outings and maintain at least 6-feet distance from others. Face coverings and masks are still required in public per EO-13. Travel: Those traveling out … Continue reading "MOA EO-19 “Make it a Safe Spring”" More