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SBA Adds Counties and Second Center to Kentucky Disaster Declaration

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced additional counties added to the Kentucky disaster declaration for businesses and residents affected by the severe storms, straightline winds, flooding, and tornadoes beginning on Dec. 10, 2021. Also, the SBA announced today the opening of a second Business Recovery Center (BRC) at the Hopkins County Regional …

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SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Benton, KY

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) at the Joe Creason Community Center in Benton on Wednesday, Dec. 15 to provide Kentucky businesses with one-on-one assistance in submitting a disaster loan application if they were impacted by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and tornadoes …

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Disaster Declaration

Kentucky Disaster Declaration December 2021

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Kentucky Affected by Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding and Tornadoes Release Date: Monday, December 13, 2021Release Number:  21-1213KYContact: michael.lampton@sba.govInternet Address: Kentucky District Office website Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to businesses and residents in Kentucky following the announcement of a Presidential …

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Concerns Over Online Lending

FTC Expresses Concern Over Online Lending

It’s exciting to see so many “open” signs appearing in store windows across the country. But some companies making the transition to an in-person workplace may find themselves in a short-term cash flow crunch. Even before the pandemic, the FTC raised concerns about deceptive practices related to small business financing. With many companies working to regain their …

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Kentucky Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in Kentucky following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 27 through March 14. “The SBA is strongly committed to providing Kentucky residents with the most effective response possible to …

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Details

SBA announces details regarding Restaurant Revitalization Fund

SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. …

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SBA’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOGrant)

Play SAM REGISTRATION Play LIVE VENUE OPERATORS Play TALENT REPRESENTATIVES Play MUSEUM OPERATORS Play MOTION PICTURE THEATERS Play USE OF FUNDS Previous Next WHAT IS THE SHUTTERED VENUE OPERATORS GRANT? The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established through the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act and amended by the …

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Data Assured: Cyber Security Workbook for Small Business

A Note From Our State Director… The threat of cybersecurity is one that the Kentucky Small Business Development Center recognizes as a major area of concern for small business owners in the Commonwealth. Hackers are specifically targeting small and medium sized businesses because of their potential lack of knowledge, resources, and general awareness on the …

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SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Identity Theft

If your identity was used, without your permission, to obtain a COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)…  follow the procedures outlined below. The US Small Business Administration has developed a process for individuals to report Identity Theft relating to fraudulent Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). If you have received a notice from SBA regarding an …

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