On-Demand Webinars

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Originally presented on January 15, 2021, this webinar provides an overview of – and guidance on – the Economic Aid Act.  Topics include PPP 1st Draw, PPP 2nd Draw, EIDL Advance, and Shuttered Venue Grant.
Webinar is offered at no charge; SBDC registration / login is required.  PPP forms are available here: Your lender may use its own forms, or may offer an online alternative.

PPP Forgiveness Application Long Form On-demand Webinar Alabama SBDC

Originally presented on July 2nd, 2020, this webinar walks through the long form PPP Forgiveness Application and Schedule A.
The Forgiveness Applications are available at Your lender may use its own forms, or may offer an online alternative that will run the forgiveness calculations for you.

This webinar provides includes instructions on what to do if you’ve been declined for an EIDL, and how to proceed if you’ve been approved.

The recorded webinars below have been inactivated.  The content may be stale at this point, and companies are advised to connect with their local SBDC Business Advisor for additional assistance.

This webinar provides an introductory overview of the EZ PPP Forgiveness Application form. There is an overview of the long-form forgiveness application, but it is not discussed in depth.  Download the slides here.  The Forgiveness Applications are available at

On Demand: Forgiveness Application Preview - Alabama SBDC

This webinar provides a high-level overview of the PPP Forgiveness Application, but does not include a line-by-line walk-through.
This recording has been inactivated; it included information from the original PPP Forgiveness Application and is no longer accurate or current.

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This link will provide access to several recorded webinars:

April 3 & 8: How to Apply for the PPP and EIDL programs
April 20 & 24: Q&A Webinars that include program updates and guidance on how to apply.

Disclaimer: Content is now somewhat dated.  As of 7/1, EIDL is open for all eligible small businesses, but is capped at $150k.
PPP is expected to remain available until 8/8.

Preliminary guidance on what companies can do to maximize the amount of forgiveness under PPP.
Note: This webinar was recorded before the PPP Flexibility Act, and does not account for the changed payroll ration or extended covered period.  Other best practices are still valid.

Recorded 13 May 2020. The federal SBIR/STTR program is viewed as the leading resource for many small businesses looking for commercialization and contracting support. What challenges and opportunities are being offered by federal agencies during this COVID-19 emergency? What lessons can we learn about what it takes to win these awards? How can we facilitate an expedited submission and review of proposals? What are the decision criteria for this special funding?