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Our ever-expanding pre-recorded webinar series provides a great selection of expert insights to help you with your business. 

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WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic Feb. 10

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants.... Read More

WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic Feb. 10

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants.... Read More

How to Fund Your Business without Banks, Credit Cards or GoFundMe

This class covers:

  1. How to get ready to raise money from investors
  2. How to find the right investors for YOU
  3. What investors are looking for
  4. S... Read More

Managing your small business through the Pandemic Feb 17, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden reviews the new one-page PPP forgiveness form and discusses the filing process, as well as different options and forgiveness application forms for loans less than and e... Read More

Managing your small business through the Pandemic Feb 17, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden reviews the new one-page PPP forgiveness form and discusses the filing process, as well as different options and forgiveness application forms for loans less than and e... Read More

Labor Law Fundamentals for Restaurants Feb. 19, 2021

Labor law and a variety of issues faced by restaurants during the pandemic and after reopening are among the topics in this month's webinar presented by the Kern County Black & Hispanic Chamber... Read More

Labor Law Fundamentals for Restaurants Feb. 19, 2021

Labor law and a variety of issues faced by restaurants during the pandemic and after reopening are among the topics in this month's webinar presented by the Kern County Black & Hispanic Chamber... Read More

Managing your small business through the Pandemic - Jan. 20, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will take an in-depth look at the $284 billion Paycheck Protection Program details and eligibility requirements for both first-time applicants and second-round applican... Read More

Managing your small business through the Pandemic - Jan. 13, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden does a deep examination of details in the $284 billion Paycheck Protection Program that opened to new businesses and nonprofits this week. Topics include: PPP forgivab... Read More

Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic - Jan. 6, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden talks about key forgiveness and tax-related changes to PPP in the new $908 billion federal stimulus. He also provides updates on a variety of state and local government... Read More

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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.