In these dynamic times, businesses, non-profits, and individuals are all navigating the challenges of Covid-19, especially when it comes to sales, customer retention, funding, and job opportunities — things that immensely impact our bottom-line.
Fortunately, the SBA is offering a $15K grant for businesses and organizations located in low-income areas, to include sole proprietors, independent contractors, and non-profits. To demystify some of the requirements for applying, I created a brief video which I hope you find helpful.
I truly hope that all of us who are eligible, apply for this resource as well as tell a colleague, family member, neighbor, or friend.
Wishing everyone great health and great success on your endeavors.
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2020 had no chill; no mercy on us individually and collectively. It seemed to play a game of one-up-manship all year long (whatever you can do, I can do better but in a “hold-up, that ain’t right kind-of-way”) and challenged us in every way possible.