Funding updates for Inland Empire small businesses impacted by COVID-19

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When and where
Thursday, March 26, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

As developments continue to unfold in response to the spread of COVID-19, many Inland Empire small businesses have questions about funding options to help bolster their businesses during this difficult time.

Please join Small Business Majority, the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Riverside County Black Chamber of Commerce, AmPac Business Capital and CDC Small Business Finance for a free and interactive presentation on the current small business funding landscape and funding options to help entrepreneurs and small business owners in California.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Updates on Inland Empire region, state and federal assistance available to small businesses 
  • Small Business Development Center updates, including SBA Disaster Assistance Loans for businesses being impacted by COVID-19
  • An overview of Covered California and deadline extension 
  • An overview of alternative lending options including microloans, SBA's loan guarantee program, community banks, credit unions and CDFIs, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding
  • Updates on federal policy proposals and our recommendations to immediately help small businesses
  • Venturize and other helpful tools and resources, Q&A

We are posting daily updates to our COVID-19 resource page with useful information about the ways small businesses can prepare for the economic impact their business may experience as a result of the outbreak.

Event topic: 
Access to Capital