SVOG Portal Opens on April 8

Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG) – what you need to know this week: Helpful Information SVOG FAQs SVOG Overview – SBA Alaska SBDC SVOG Overview – Alaska SBDC Originally, registration was required in the federal government’s System for Award Management ( for an SVOG, however, as of this week, this is no longer necessary or … Continue reading "SVOG Portal Opens on April 8" More

PPP extended to May 31 – now what?

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline is Extended to May 31, 2021 From the SBA: Today President Biden signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extension Act into law extending the PPP deadline from March 31 to May 31, 2021. Read the full statement from SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman about how this is “providing additional critical relief … Continue reading "PPP extended to May 31 – now what?" 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

5 Important Facts About COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

1. The lending limit will increase to $500,000 in April. Starting the week of April 6, the SBA will increase the maximum amount small businesses and nonprofit organizations can borrow through the COVID-19 EIDL program from 6 months of economic injury with a maximum loan amount of $150,000 to up to 24 months of economic … Continue reading "5 Important Facts About COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)" 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

Programa de Protección de Pago (PPP)

Presentación por la SBA sobre el “Programa de Protección de Pago” para ayudar a que las pequeñas empresas obtengan en el alivio que necesitan en estos tiempos de incertidumbre.  Este préstamo respaldado por el SBA ayuda a las empresas a mantener empleada a su fuerza laboral durante la crisis del coronavirus (COVID-19).   Un evento co-anfirtinón … Continue reading "Programa de Protección de Pago (PPP)" More

5 Things to Know About the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)

1. The SBA will begin accepting applications on April 8. Today the SBA announced the launch of a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal in anticipation of opening applications for the much-anticipated critical economic relief program Thursday, April 8. Visit SVOG portal 2. There will be a national information session on  March … Continue reading "5 Things to Know About the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)" 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