As developments continue to unfold in response to the spread of COVID-19, we know many small businesses have questions about implications in the workplace and funding options to help bolster their businesses during this difficult time. We are compiling relevant tips and resources and information on new funding opportunities, how to get your business online and how to manage your employees. Access a list of national, state and local resources on emergency loans and grants, paid leave, unemployment, and more. New resources are added daily as information becomes available.
Venturize is a free online resource hub for small business owners like you who need help accessing tools and resources to grow their businesses. Managed by Small Business Majority, Venturize offers unbiased education and resources about small business loans, retirement and healthcare to empower entrepreneurs to make the best financial decisions for their business. We also help small businesses get connected to trusted local providers that can help their enterprises grow.
: Webinar series with the Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Small Business Majority will host a webinar series on timely topics aimed at informing and connecting small business owners with SBA resources and tools to meet today’s challenges. Click here to read a joint press release about this series.
Today, hundreds of small business owners and business organizations added their names to a letter urging Congress to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The letter outlines how small businesses stand to benefit from the legislation, namely by improving access to healthcare, increasing tax enforcement on large corporations, and making meaningful climate change investments.
Today, John Arensmeyer, CEO and founder, submitted a letter to Congressional leadership offering strong support for the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The Inflation Reduction Act's provisions would improve access to healthcare, increase tax enforcement on large corporations, and make meaningful climate change investments.
Small Business Majority submitted a letter to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency regarding the proposed changes to the Community Reinvestment Act. We are pleased with the revisions made to the rule based on feedback from our organization and other stakeholders.
The National Veterans Chamber main goal is to promote collaboration and empowerment in support of innovative ideas that will have a positive impact in the Military/Veteran community. The NVCC focuses on programs and Projects that show transformative potential, including Education, Employment, Family, Wellness and Entrepreneurship. The National Veterans Chamber is a Collaboration-Driven Organization open to new ideas and new strategies that will benefit the Communities we serve.
Talibah Bayles is a Birmingham, Alabama native and national business advocate on a mission to bring genuine solutions for ignored small businesses.
Janna Rodriguez is an owner and provider at the Innovative Daycare Corp, located in her hometown of Freeport, N.Y., where she promotes a safe and fun environment, develops strong relationships with parents, and models appropriate social behaviors to cultivate development of interpersonal communication skills. Prior to this position, she worked as a co-owner/provider at Juliet Little Angels, LLC.
Today, John Arensmeyer submitted a letter to Chairwoman Waters (D-CA-29) and Ranking Member McHenry (R-NC-10) of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services urging passage of HR 6814. The Small Business Fair Debt Collection Act extends protections under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to small businesses with loans or obligations that are less than $2.5 million to ensure debt collectors have guardrails on what they can do to collect these debts.