Ongoing SBA and Federal COVID-Relief Resources Continue into 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021, the burden on local businesses is a constant concern. To that end, the federal government and the SBA are continuing to provide financial aid and support to affected business and their employees.
SBA’s PPP Program Re-opens
A friendly reminder – The U.S. SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has Re-opened.
The SBA has re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to all participating PPP lenders. PPP provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. SBA is currently offering:
- First Draw PPP Loans for first time program participants
- Second Draw PPP Loans beginning January 13, 2021 for certain businesses who have previously received a PPP loan
Federal Coronavirus Resources
State, local, and federal agencies are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people.
- Check out coronavirus.gov for updates from the White House’s COVID-19 Task Force.
- Go to cdc.gov for detailed information about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Visit covid-sb.org, the official federal resource website for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19.
- Learn more about the federal government’s response.