NEW: CARES Act Zoom forum Follow-Up
Zoom Call Thursday, April 9th at 1pm.
We will be hearing from the experts on Small Business Administration (SBA) resources to assist small businesses during the “stay home, stay healthy” orders and the role of the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED). In particular, we will focus on the ins and outs of the four specific elements of the CARES Act that addresses small business concerns. We will also hear from one of the authorized lending institutions and how best to work with the designated banks to access the pertinent programs.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Loan Advance
SBA Express Bridge Loans
Paycheck Protection Program
SBA Debt Relief
Our speakers will include:
Andrew J. Lewis, Seattle City Councilmember
AJ Cari, Office of Economic Development
Tom Powell, KeyBank
Make sure to register here even if you are unsure if you can make that time. That way we can share a video recording after the event. We still would encourage you to attend live to get valuable information right away.
We will also be taking questions in advance to make sure the call covers what you want to hear most. You can submit your question up until 9am that day by emailing it to us here.
Check out our new Business Resources and Shop Local pages on our website.
We also invite members to connect with Jason Thibeaux, our Executive Director, with questions or info to share.
All local businesses – send us updates
1. Brief update for Shop Local list page (hours, COVID-19 changes)
2. Longer message we’ll post on our COVID-19 Blog
Essential reading on our website:
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