WASHINGTON – Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration began delivering economic relief from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, established by the American Rescue Plan and signed into law by President Joe Biden, to more than 16,000 approved applicants.
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The SBA began accepting applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) on Monday, May 3. In the first two days of the RRF application window, the SBA has received:
resources to help companies go global
Last week Michigan celebrated World Trade Week, promoting the importance and benefits of global trade on Michigan’s economy. Throughout the week, business and community leaders shared international business knowledge and resources, highlighted the link between international trade and Michigan’s economic well-being, and recognized the contributions of international trade to job creation in Michigan.
The recent reintroduction of the Growing Climate Solutions Act, authored by Senators Stabenow (D-MI) and Braun (R-IN), will create clarity for farmers seeking to tap into new carbon market incentives for climate-smart agriculture. The Senate Agriculture Committee is expected to take up the bill soon.
(FLINT, Mich. – May 6, 2021) The area’s premier leadership development program – Lead Now – will soon begin recruitment for its 2021-2022 cohort.
With all Americans now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and the country continuing to reopen, new unemployment claims decreased week-over-week on April 26, and were 92% below the peak during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help add some context to these statistics, WalletHub just released updated rankings for the States Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest, along with accompanying videos and audio files.
The U.S. Small Business Administration continues to deliver vital economic aid nationally, regionally, and in our local communities to small businesses, which employ an overwhelming majority of the nation, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following are the most recent updates on the various programs. Please let me or your local public affairs specialist know you have any questions or wish to schedule an interview with your area SBA district director concerning any of the agency’s programs and their local impact.