Perplexed by the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)?

Our video is a step-by-step walkthrough of the PPP application for both the first and second draw opportunities. Once you register, the link will take you to the COVID-19 Information Channel where you will find this video. Register here! Topics covered are: A brief overview of the changes to the PPP Eligibility requirements Difference between … Continue reading "Perplexed by the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)?" More

SBA Re-Opening PPP to Small Lenders on Friday, January 15 & All Lenders on Tuesday, January 19

Lenders with $1 Billion or Less in Assets Will be Able to Submit First and Second Draw PPP Applications on Friday – Continuing Dedicated Access for Community-Based Lenders WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will re-open the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to PPP-eligible lenders with … Continue reading "SBA Re-Opening PPP to Small Lenders on Friday, January 15 & All Lenders on Tuesday, January 19" More

SBA Launches New, Free Online Digital Learning Platform

Ascent built to assist nearly 13 million women-owned small businesses WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza, today announced the launch of Ascent, a first-of-its-kind, free digital e-learning platform geared to help women entrepreneurs grow and expand their businesses.  Ascent has valuable content such as tips on preparing and recovering from disasters, strategic marketing, and business financial strategy development. … Continue reading "SBA Launches New, Free Online Digital Learning Platform" More

Alaska SBDC Relief Bill Overview

The changes and updates being implemented due to the new relief bill have caused a lot of questions. The Alaska SBDC is here to help make sense of it all: To further meet the need for information, the Alaska SBDC has resumed its Weekly Briefing schedule in partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and … Continue reading "Alaska SBDC Relief Bill Overview" More

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

Holiday Closure 12/21 – 1/3

In alignment with the University of Alaska’s holiday schedule, Alaska SBDC centers will be closed beginning Monday, December 21, and will resume regular operations on Monday, January 4.  We will check and respond to your email as quickly as possible upon our return. In the meantime, you may find these resources helpful:  COVID-19 Resource page: … Continue reading "Holiday Closure 12/21 – 1/3" More