Resources and Policy Updates for Midwest Great Lakes Small Businesses Impacted b

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Friday, March 27, 2020
3:00 pm CST

As new developments continue to unfold around the spread of COVID-19, many small business owners have questions about how closures will impact their business and employees long term.


Small Business Majority, the US Small Business Administration, Region V invite you to attend a free webinar for the Midwest Great Lakes region to learn about resources and policy updates that could help your small business weather the storm.

Topics of discussion:

  • Overview of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • Small business funding and resource updates including SBA Disaster Assistance Loans for businesses being impacted by COVID-19
  • An overview of alternative lending options, reputable online lenders and how to avoid predatory lending
  • Updates on federal policy proposals and recommendations to immediately help small businesses
  • Venturize and other helpful tools and resources



Robert Scott, Regional Administrator, Region V, US Small Business Administration

Geri Aglipay, Senior Manager Outreach, Midwest Region, Small Business Majority

Awesta Sarkash, Manager, Policy and Government Affairs, Small Business Majority