U.S. Small Business Administration announces Reopening of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance
The SBA is offering low interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses and non-profit organizations that are suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19 in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories.
ABAHR Responds to Norfolk City Councilman Paul Riddick's Comments about Chinese Restaurant Owners
In light of Norfolk Councilman Paul Riddick's comments, ABAHR supports OCA-Eastern Virginia Chapter's position and appreciates any opportunities to initiate cross-community dialogue and build a strong business alliance across communities in Hampton Roads.
The Commonwealth of Virginia (the Commonwealth) has commissioned BBC Research & Consulting (BBC) to conduct a disparity study to assess whether woman- and minority-owned (WAM) businesses face any barriers as part of the Commonwealth’s contracting processes.
The Express Bridge loan program allows SBA Express lenders to provide expedited financing to small businesses located in declared disaster areas. Businesses may use these funds for disaster-related purposes while they apply for and await long-term financing.
The SWaMmy Awards has been postponed until the Fall.
Please take note of the following meetings and events which have been either rescheduled or canceled due to the Corona virus pandemic.
Updated FAQs on Visa restrictions in the context of COVID-19
The disaster declaration will allow SBA to provide assistance to Virginia businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted by COVID-19.
Senator Warner strongly encourages small businesses to visit the Governor Northam's website to see the latest, most up-to-date information and orders that are being provided at the state level.
Please participate in this survey. Your input is vital in making the Commonwealth eligible for federal disaster relief.