CSU Bakersfield SBDCServing Inyo, Kern, and Mono Counties.
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden provides updates on various government business pandemic relief programs with attention to new information on the Paycheck Protection Program, sole proprietors and restaurants. Other topics include additional money for the California Relief Grant & Targeted EIDL Advance, Employee Retention Tax Credit, and updates on the Shuttered Venues Operator grant program. Topics:

✔PPP updates

✔Targeted EIDL Advance

✔Next Stimulus -American Rescue Plan Act

✔Employee Retention Tax Credit

✔California Relief Grant Program - new funding rounds

✔SBA Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program update

✔COVID-19 vaccine locations

✔Plus, time to ask your questions!

This is the 52nd in a weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities for employers and business owners. The SBDC is open for free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by going to www.csubsbdc.com


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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.