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COVID-19 RESOURCES: Everything you need to know in one place

Here is an excellent roundup of resources related to the Covid-19 pandemic from Florida SBDC at FIU.  Like you, we have been following developments with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  For the benefit of our clients, partners and friends, below please find updated information on COVID-19-related resources. COVID-19 Small Business Disaster Assistance […]

Disaster Preparedness, Finance, Resources

COVID relief: SBA to distribute $5 billion in grants to hardest-hit small businesses

This just in: The SBA will begin distributing $5 billion in additional grants to small businesses hardest hit by the pandemic. The “Supplemental Targeted Advances” will go to 1 million eligible small businesses, which the SBA will begin contacting over the coming weeks. Even businesses that already received EIDL grants […]

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COVID relief: SBA issues new PPP guidance aimed at smallest businesses

U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday released new guidance on the changes to the Paycheck Protection Program. The  changes to the popular program focus on reaching the hardest-hit businesses. Here’s what you need to know about the changes in the final month of the PPP application period unless the program gets […]

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COVID relief: Reimbursement grants available from Chamber, Career Source South Florida

GowBiz will continue to bring you announcements about COVID-19 relief. Here’s an offering from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and CareerSource South Florida. Did you incur Covid-19 losses when you pivoted your small business in order to survive and keep your workers employed? The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce […]

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Finance, Resources

COVID-19 relief: Forgivable PPP loans again available for small businesses

Is your small business still struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Chances are you are still feeling the pain. A new study launched  by America’s SBDC and Thryv in November 2020, details how small businesses are still being negatively impacted by the pandemic. Among the key survey findings, the data revealed that 87% […]

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Miami Beach offers $20K small business grants, while deadlines loom for other COVID-19 grant and loan programs

While South Florida and the nation’s small businesses await news on a Congressional stimulus package that is expected to include PPP relief funds, cities and the county are either rushing to try to disperse CARES Act funding to small businesses before the end of the year, and at least one […]