Tagged: small business administration

COVID-19 Stimulus Package: (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security "Cares" Act)

Joint Statement by the SBA and U.S. Treasury Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

Joint Statement by SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act   WASHINGTON –SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today following the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act: “We want to thank President Trump for his leadership and commend Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker… Read more
Small Busimess Administration

Carranza Implements Automatic Deferment on Existing SBA Disaster Loans Through End of 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. By making this change, deferments through December 31, 2020, will be automatic. Now, borrowers of home and business disaster loans do not have to contact SBA to request deferment. “The SBA is looking at every option and… Read more
Verified Veteran Owned Business

VA increases contracting with Service-Disabled and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

5% growth in goals are first since FY 2010 WASHINGTON — Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert Wilkie today announced an increase to the department’s goals for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB).  For fiscal year (FY) 2019, VA seeks to award at least 15% of its total contract dollars to SDVOSBs and at… Read more
Hurricane Irma

Attention Veteran Owned Businesses Impacted By Hurricane Irma

SBA Opens Business Recovery Centers in Florida Release Date: September 18, 2017 Contact: [email protected] (404) 331-0333 Release Number: 17- 779, FL 15302/15303 Internet Address: www.sba.gov/disaster ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of three Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) in Duval County, Pinellas County, and St. Johns County on Sept. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma that… Read more

Veterans Procurement Forum – June 17 in Chicago

Event: Veterans Procurement Forum Date: Jun 17,2016  Time: 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM Location: Ralph H. Metcalf Federal Building – 77 W. Jackson Street GSA Conference Center, 3rd Floor,  Chicago, IL About the Event: Learn How to Contract with Government Agencies If you are a Veteran-owned or a Service Disabled Veteran-owned company and interested in government procurement, join us on June… Read more

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in New Jersey

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP)s in New Jersey that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by a severe winter storm… Read more

Superstorm Sandy Low Interest Recovery Loans – Update

The U.S. Small Business Administration, or SBA, has reopened the filing application period for home owners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and non-profit organizations in New Jersey affected by Superstorm Sandy to request disaster loan assistance to recover from the storm. The additional time offers another opportunity for anyone affected by the storm to request low-interest disaster loans to rebuild.… Read more