PPP Update & New FAQs

As of July 31, Alaska has received 11,597 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for a total of $1,278,375,015! Nationally, 5,083,585 loans have been approved for $521,385,950,607. There is currently $128,230,770,853 left in PPP funding. If you’re interested in applying, we can help, just send us an email or register to work with an advisor! SBA … Continue reading "PPP Update & New FAQs" More

Highlighting Frosty Feet Running Company

Frosty Feet Running Company the only full-service and specialized walking and running shoe store in Fairbanks. Owner Stacy Fisk is an ultra-marathon runner which served her well in the start-up process for her business during a global pandemic. With several years of running a shoe department, serving as the Director for both the Equinox Marathon … Continue reading "Highlighting Frosty Feet Running Company" More

August 2nd – Salmonfest: Streaming for Bristol Bay

From our friends at Salmonfest: Join us on Sunday, August 2nd from 4-7 pm for Salmonfest: Streaming for Bristol Bay: Three hours of fish, fun, and music to celebrate and protect Bristol Bay – streamed to your habitats. While we’ve pressed pause on our annual migration to Ninilchik for Salmonfest, the government continues to fast-forward … Continue reading "August 2nd – Salmonfest: Streaming for Bristol Bay" More

July Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

Normally, July in Alaska is a time of frenetic activity and huge masses of visitors exploring the natural beauty of the state and taking advantage of our bountiful salmon runs. Unfortunately, this year is very much not a normal one. With the remaining potential cruise ships canceling their last late summer offerings, travel numbers at record lows, … Continue reading "July Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director" More

Room to Roam: The Roaming Root Feeds Fairbanks

Earlier this year, Erica Moeller celebrated the opening weekend of her rolling market, The Roaming Root: a made-in-Alaska-goods-and-Alaska-grown-produce-packed 1976 bus. Just two weekends later, the COVID-19 murmur became a pandemic, forcing Moeller to evaluate the next right thing for her business and community. Like so many business owners across the state, she grappled with the … Continue reading "Room to Roam: The Roaming Root Feeds Fairbanks" More

SBA Tools for Small Business Exporters & Global Supply Chains

SBA Tools for Small Business Exporters & Global Supply Chains June 30, 2020- 3:00pm EST (11:00 am AKST) Do you sell overseas or are you part of a global supply chain?  Is your company ready to take advantage of the growing opportunities that a re-opening global market can provide? The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) … Continue reading "SBA Tools for Small Business Exporters & Global Supply Chains" More

June 30 is Last Day SBA Can Approve PPP Loan Applications

One Week Left to Access More Than $128 Billion in Available Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Funds *As of June 20, the SBA has approved more than 4.6 million PPP loans valued at nearly $515 billion. For Alaska, that is 10,523 loans for $1.2 billion There is one week left for small businesses, nonprofits, independent contractors, … Continue reading "June 30 is Last Day SBA Can Approve PPP Loan Applications" More

SBA & Treasury Announce New EZ/Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the PPP

WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020.  In addition to revising the full forgiveness application, SBA also published a new … Continue reading "SBA & Treasury Announce New EZ/Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the PPP" More