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*Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic: California Dream Fund

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Price: 
FREE

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will begin the webinar with an update on the Kern County Microbusiness Relief Program. He will be joined by Pamela Mostert, Business Services Manager for Access Plus Capital. Mostert will provide an update on several of the microlender’s government-backed loans and other programs.

Bearden will then be joined by Cindy Merzon, Director of the Cal Coastal SBDC to discuss California Dream Fund Seed Grant Program training. Merzon will provide details on the 6-class curriculum and homework, eligibility requirements for class registration and ultimate grant application, and how to apply for the program. 

Nearly $800,000 in microgrants will be coming to Central California businesses through the SBDC from the California Dream Fund Seed Grant Program. 

Questions from attendees will be taken.           

This marks the 117th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners.  

The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.