Alaska Small Business Development Center

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SBA Announces Opening of Paycheck Protection Program Direct Forgiveness Portal

SBA Announces Opening of Paycheck Protection Program Direct Forgiveness Portal New portal will streamline applications for loans $150K or less for over 6.5 million businesses  WASHINGTON – The  U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching a streamlined …

July Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

Slowly but surely things have been getting back to normal around the state with masks being seen less frequently and stores opening up more fully. People are even traveling again! That’s good news for the …

SBA Hosts National SBIR Week to Connect Technology Innovators & Entrepreneurs with Research Funding

SBA Hosts National SBIR Week to Connect Technology Innovators & Entrepreneurs with Research Funding  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration will host 2021 National SBIR Week on July 19 through July 23 for small business innovators.  The virtual event will connect …

SBA Administrator Announces Closure of Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Program

SBA Administrator Announces Closure of Restaurant Revitalization Fund Program Over 100k restaurants were awarded $28.6 billion; Average award was $283K On July 2, 2021, the U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabel Guzman announces the closure of the Restaurant …

Office Closure: Mon, Jul 5 + Tues, July 6

Happy 4th of July! In alignment with the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska SBDC offices will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 5, and Tuesday, July 6. Please send …

June Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

June is here and for Alaskans, that means sunshine, salmon, and outdoor activities until you drop! I hope that all of you are able to get out and enjoy all the things that make living …

Invitation to Participate in Alaska SBDC’s TREND Program for the SBIR Phase 0 Grant

Invitation to Participate in Alaska SBDC’s TREND Program for the SBIR Phase 0 Grant TREND will award SBIR Phase 0 funding of up to $10,000 in cash to 4 winning entries Alaska, June 14, 2021 …

The Lemon Season is Here! Lemonade Day Alaska is on Saturday, June 26!

The Lemon Season is Here! Lemonade Day Alaska is on Saturday, June 26! How do you introduce Alaska’s future generation to the thrill of entrepreneurship, the importance of financial management, and the excitement of running …

49SAF Co-investment Fund

The 49th State Angel Fund launched the 49SAF Co-investment Fund for Alaska businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The 49SAF Co-investment Fund is a dollar-for-dollar fund: 49SAF will match new cash equity (or …

SBA Launches ‘Community Navigator Pilot’ Program Application 

SBA Launches ‘Community Navigator Pilot’ Program Application $100 million competitive grant program to strengthen outreach to businesses in underserved communities enacted through the American Rescue Plan WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it is accepting applications for its new Community Navigator Pilot Program. …

Alaska SBDC Releases Compelling COVID-19 Impact Data on Small Businesses

Alaska SBDC Releases Compelling COVID-19 Impact Data on Small Businesses Tourism and Hiring Present Ongoing Challenges for Alaskans Alaska – May 19, 2021 – The Alaska Small Business Development Center (Alaska SBDC) has released its …

The SBA Funds 16,000 Restaurant Revitalization Fund Awards

First wave of approved restaurant applicants to receive vital American Rescue Plan funding just one week after the SBA opened for applications WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin delivering economic relief from the Restaurant …

COVID-Safe Travel Promotion and Marketing Grant Program Launch

The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development (DCCED) Division of Community and Regional Affairs (DCRA) has launched the COVID-Safe Travel Promotion and Marketing Grant Program. DCCED encourages nonprofit entities engaged in tourism marketing …

Meet Martha Brookbank!

Behind the scenes at the Alaska SBDC are truly hard-working, talented, and dedicated people working to strengthen Alaska small business sector. We’re thrilled to introduce you to Martha! In addition to Martha Brookbank’s part-time work …

SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)

Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will …

SBA Launches Supplemental Targeted Advance for Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Released by the SBA: WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance – called Supplemental Targeted Advances – on April 22, 2021, that will provide $5 billion in …

SVOG Application Portal Opens April 24

SVOG Portal Opens April 24 The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal will reopen tomorrow, April 24 at 12:30 p.m. EDT for operators of live venues and related businesses to apply for critical economic relief. …

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Webinars & Handout

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. During these live the Small Business Administration (SBA) will discuss: What is the …

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Info Sessions

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Info Sessions The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. During these live webinars on …

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)

Restaurant Revitalization Fund This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. The following is information provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA): Program details The American Rescue …