The U.S. Small Business Administration and Majority of Small Businesses Announce New Series of Collaborations and Webinars to Help the Small Business Community Meet Today’s Economic Challenges

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“The Bottom Line” webinar series will bring together SBA officials, small business advocates, and economic experts for discussions on how to address the economic challenges facing small businesses today.

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About monday august 22, Administrator Isabelle Casillas Guzmanhead of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice of the 33 million American small businesses in President Biden’s cabinet, and John Arensmeyerfounder and CEO of Small Business Majority, signed a co-sponsorship agreement to partner with a new webinar series, “The Bottom Line,” to introduce our small businesses across America to SBA tools and resources to address timely economic challenges, in the following President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act.

Please click here to see the signing event video.

“This alliance between the SBA and Small Business Majority will help broaden and deepen the SBA’s outreach network to better connect with small businesses and entrepreneurs in every corner of our country. Throughout COVID, with the support of our incredible network, the SBA has helped small businesses pivot and survive during COVID with the help of the US bailout.This collaborative training series comes at a critical time as small businesses continue to make in the face of inflation, supply chain disruptions and labor challenges,” says Administrator Guzman. “With Small Business Majority, we will work to provide relevant educational webinars and better communicate to small business owners about the vital resources offered by the SBA that can help them strengthen their balance sheets and take advantage of the opportunities and benefits of the law. on infrastructure investment and jobs, CHIPS and Science Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act that will reduce health and energy costs, strengthen our economy and clean energy supply chains, and reduce our deficit federal – while strengthening the paths to the American Dream for our entrepreneurs.

Announced following the passage of President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which opens the door to more robust, targeted policies that benefit Americans and small business owners who are still experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including reducing health care and energy costs, reducing the federal deficit and investing in clean energy solutions that create new opportunities for small manufacturers, the SBA and the Small Business Majority committed to helping entrepreneurs meet challenges such as inflation, supply chain disruptions, labor shortages and other issues discussed in the IRA. .

Through these webinars, members of the small business community will be connected to a diverse suite of resource partner and SBA tools and strategies for long-term stable growth, facilitate networking connections, and receive insight into political priorities of the Biden-Harris administration.

“Small business ownership is a powerful force that can help fight economic inequality and build dignity,” said John ArensmeyerFounder and CEO, Small Business Majority. “A healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem provides an innovative pathway for women, people of color, young adults, veterans, people with disabilities, immigrants and rural residents to enter the mainstream American economy and generate income and growth. “We are excited to join this collaboration with the SBA to provide useful, knowledge-based tools and resources that will help improve the business ecosystem and support a dynamic of confident entrepreneurship.”

The first webinar in this series is scheduled for tuesday september 6, titled “How to Fight Inflation as a Small Business Owner”. This session will provide an overview of operational strategies, financing options and resources that can help business owners deal with inflation and will be a collaboration in partnership with organizations such as Urban League, National Community Reinvestment Coalition and Prosperity Now.

The SBA and Small Business Majority remain committed to reducing barriers to opportunity for small businesses and enterprises and to ensuring entrepreneurs, especially those in underfunded areas, fair access to capital, essential benefits, and a solid path to sustainable growth.

For more information on “The Bottom Line” webinar series, please visit https://smallbusinessmajority.org/events/the-bottom-line-webinar-series-with-the-sba. AAdditional information on SBA funding opportunities is available at www.sba.gov/funding-programs.

Co-Sponsorship Authorization #22-42-C: SBA’s participation in this co-sponsored activity does not constitute an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any co-sponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are offered to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

This website is provided as a public service under co-sponsorship license #22-42-C. This is not an official US government website and may contain links to non-US government information. The inclusion of such links does not constitute or imply endorsement by SBA. The SBA is not responsible for the content, accuracy, adequacy, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information.

About the United States Small Business Administration

The United States Small Business Administration helps fuel the American dream of business ownership. As the single, go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA gives entrepreneurs and small business owners the resources and support they need to start, grow, expand their business or recover from a declared situation. disaster. It provides services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.

About the majority of small businesses

Small Business Majority is a national small business organization that empowers diverse American entrepreneurs to build a prosperous and equitable economy. We engage our network of more than 85,000 small businesses and 1,500 business and community organizations to provide resources to entrepreneurs and advocate for public policy solutions that promote inclusive small business growth. Our work is bolstered by extensive research and deep connections to the small business community that allow us to educate stakeholders on key issues affecting American entrepreneurs, with a particular focus on smaller businesses and those that are facing systemic inequalities. Learn more about us on our website and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and instagram.

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