Restaurant Revitalization Fund Content

Latest on RRF The Restaurant Revitalization Fund content on can be accessed via: or for Spanish. The URL must be in lower case. What this means: Anyone (SBA staff, Resource Partners, members of the public, etc) can now access a sample of what the application will look like, as well as a program guide with detailed explanations.  This [...]

2021-04-19T08:12:11-05:00April 19th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

Join Virtual Townhall for Small Businesses this Friday with SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla, and Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard

SBA Administrator Guzman and CA Leaders Host Virtual Town Hall for Small Business Owners to Discuss American Rescue Plan Join SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla, and Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard for a virtual town hall discussion on economic recovery for small business owners this Friday April 16, 2021 at 9am PST. This free [...]

2021-04-15T12:51:56-05:00April 15th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

New Survey & Tools: Small Employers Say Vaccines are Critical for Getting Back to Business

  Here's why: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard. Revenue is down by more than 50% for one in four small businesses   Small employers are critical to reducing vaccine hesitancy and increasing vaccine access. More than 100 million people of the more than 328 million people in the U.S. generate their livelihoods [...]

2021-04-06T15:14:33-05:00April 6th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

SBA: PPP Deadline Extended to May 31, 2021

  The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline is Extended to May 31, 2021 Today President Biden signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extension Act into law extending the PPP deadline from March 31 to May 31, 2021. Read the full statement from SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman about how this is "providing additional critical relief to the smallest of [...]

2021-03-31T12:04:42-05:00March 31st, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

Meet SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman

Meet the U.S. Small Business Administration’s new Administrator, Isabella Casillas Guzman, during SBA’s Women’s History Month panel on March 25. Join us for a discussion with women business owners as they share their small business stories about how they pivoted during the pandemic and utilized SBA’s critical financial lifelines. You will also hear remarks from [...]

2021-03-24T12:24:13-05:00March 24th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

Mark Your Calendar: SBA Houston Virtual Events

Houston District Office  - March 2021       Women in Business: Lender Matchmaking Tuesday, March 23 | 8:30am CST | REGISTER HERE Are you READY to pursue financing to start or grow your business?  Hear from multiple participating SBA Lenders and Micro Lenders and learn about non-traditional and traditional loan programs, understanding lending credit requirements, [...]

2021-03-14T15:45:16-05:00March 14th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

Upcoming HCC Events

Veterans Entrepreneurship Program–Stage 2–Small Business Success Series by HCC© - For Veterans & Veteran Spouses Only–Free 5-Week Virtual Program-4/6 to 5/6–Delivers Practical Business Skills. Application Deadline–Mon, March 22, 2pm. For More & to Apply: HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling©-Session 5–Tue-3/23-10a-12p-CST. Topic: Building a Book of Business:You Must Have Gas in the Tank; Prospecting [...]

2021-03-13T21:13:09-06:00March 13th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|

SBA: Register for the PPP Webinar Series

The U.S. Small Business Administration has some key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which will be available for a limited amount of time to ensure America’s smallest businesses get exclusive access. If you are a small business owner with fewer than 20 employees, or are self-employed; there is new information for you. Please [...]

2021-03-08T14:56:11-06:00March 8th, 2021|Articles, Business Development|
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