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

March is Export Month!

This March, we’re focusing on exporting and how the Alaska SBDC and the Small Business Administration (SBA) can help small business owners decide if exporting is right for them. Here you’ll find on-demand webinars, live events, and resources to help you determine if exporting is a part of your businesses’ future. Coming up: March 3 … Continue reading "March is Export Month!" More

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights (ASCHR) Resources

Here you will find Alaska State Commission for Human Rights (ASCHR) resources for Alaskan businesses and employees: Employee Sheet Employer Quick Facts Employer Discrimination Policy Tips General Employer Information-Discrimination COVID-19 Guide for Employers and Employees Disability and Reasonable Accommodation Guide Religious Discrimination & Reasonable Accommodations Guide ASCHR Contact Information: 800 A Street, Suite 204, Anchorage, … Continue reading "Alaska State Commission for Human Rights (ASCHR) Resources" More

‘Buy Alaska’ makes the case for local resiliency, growth (KCAW)

“Katie Ashbaugh took over [managing the Alaska Small Business Development Center’s] BuyAlaska Program at the start of the pandemic in 2020 to retool the project toward a new goal: To educate and encourage the public to shop from Alaskan-owned businesses first.” “Supporting small businesses also means that we are supporting our regional resiliency,” said Ashbaugh. … Continue reading "‘Buy Alaska’ makes the case for local resiliency, growth (KCAW)" More