SBA Disaster Loans for COVID-19

SBA disaster loan

Many have been asking about the SBA’s Disaster Assistance Loan Program. Here is what we know: The Federal Emergency Declaration last week activated the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program (EIDL). We expect the program to cover the entire state, and not just counties where individual have

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2019 State Star: Cassie Ward Chandler

In recognition of her contributions to serving Alabama’s small business community, Cassie Chandler, SBDC Business Advisor at Jacksonville State University, has been awarded the “State Star” award from the Association of Small Business Development Centers.

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SBDCDay

SBDC Day is a national movement to help raise awareness about the service offering and impact of America’s SBDCs – the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) largest business assistance program.

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Rural Strong Alabama

Rural Strong-Alabama is coming soon to an area near you – designed specifically for Alabama entrepreneurs by the SBA and USDA.  Rural Strong is a comprehensive initiative comprised with specific programming to rural economic development needs.  The executive leadership of the (SBA) and (USDA) recently developed a

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2018 State Star: Suzanne Darden

Over the last two years, the Alabama SBDC Network has helped companies obtain over $131 million in new capital, thanks in no small part to the efforts of Suzanne Darden.  Darden, who leads the Capital Access Program at the Alabama SBDC Network, has been awarded the “State

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FED Surveys Small Businesses

The Birmingham Branch of the Atlanta Fed has partnered with the Alabama SBDC to conduct a short survey of small business owners/managers. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to pick up on potential financial issues affecting small business

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