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

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by special guest, Keith Brice, president and CEO of Mid State Development Corporation to discuss borrower opportunities in Kern County, and the effects his company is seeing from multiple government business pandemic relief programs. Other topics will include recent updates on the Paycheck Protection Plan, details on the new one-page PPP forgiveness form for loans less than $150,000, the new EIDL grant, Employee Retention Tax Credit, and a recap of the California Relief Grant Program. Topics include:

✔Opportunities for businesses to borrow

✔New one-page PPP forgiveness form

✔Pandemic relief program effects being observed

✔Employee Retention Tax Credit

✔New EIDL Grant program

✔SBA Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program

✔California Relief Grant Program insights

✔COVID-19 vaccine locations

✔Plus, time to ask your questions!

This is the 51st 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 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.