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

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

Seward CARES Act Funds Relief Program

CITY OF SEWARD                                                               July 24, 2020 RE: SEWARD CARES ACT RELIEF FUNDS PROGRAM OPENS JULY 27, 2020 Beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020, eligible business applicants may apply for a grant from the Seward Cares Act Relief Fund. The application period will be open from July 27, 2020 to August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.. This … Continue reading "Seward CARES Act Funds Relief Program" 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

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

Salmon Sisters Keep Their Sea Legs Amid Pandemic Swells

Over the years, you’ve likely heard about sisters and fishermen Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton and their family’s passion for the sea. Salmon Sisters is committed to sustainable fishing practices and ethical, intentional partnerships. They donate one percent of profits to the Food Bank of Alaska and partner with organizations working to protect marine … Continue reading "Salmon Sisters Keep Their Sea Legs Amid Pandemic Swells" More

June Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

The last two weeks have seen a number of new developments for small businesses across Alaska. On June 1st the state launched its Alaska Cares grant program in partnership with Credit Union 1 to provide $5,000 – $100,000 grants to Alaskan businesses that haven’t received any funding from the federal CARES Act business programs. The Alaska … Continue reading "June Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director" More