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Dear SBDC Clients, Resource Partners, and Friends,
We hope this email finds you well and adapting to this unprecedented time. We know you’re being inundated with emails, so we’ve adjusted the layout of our newsletter to list the most relevant information in an easy-to-digest format. Please see below for resources and information for your small business, and contact us at any time if we may be of assistance.
Sincerely,The Mohawk Valley SBDC Team

NEW
SSBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Portal CHANGED
https://disasterloan.sba.gov/apply-for-disaster-loan/index.html
As of this morning, the format of the SBA loan application portal has changed. Applications submitted via the portal and for which confirmation emails were received are still in process. If you started your application but did yet not submit it, we recommend uploading the documents via the new instructions.

SBA Express Bridge Loan Expansion
In response to the COVID-19 National Emergency, the SBA Express Bridge Loan (EBL) Pilot Program has been modified and the term extended. The EBL Pilot Program is designed to supplement the Agency’s direct disaster loan capabilities and authorizes SBA Express Lenders to provide expedited SBA-guaranteed bridge loan financing on an emergency basis in amounts up to $25,000 for disaster-related purposes. Click here for eligibility requirements.

Oneida County Impacted Business SurveyOneida County, in collaboration with Mohawk Valley EDGE, the Utica Chamber of Commerce, the Rome Chamber of Commerce, the Genesis Group and Oneida County Tourism, is conducting a survey to identify and assess the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19), on Oneida County businesses. Click here to fill out the survey.

RESOURCES
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
http://www.nyssbdc.org/EIDL.html
New York SBDC News and Resources for Small Business Owners
http://www.nyssbdc.org/CoronaSBupdates.html
New York State Shared Work Program
https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/dande/sharedwork1.shtm
CDC Guidance for Businesses
https://bit.ly/SBDC-CDC
OSHA Resources
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/

UPCOMING WEBINARS
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for COVID-19Note: This webinar will include a walk through of the new loan application portal.
March 31: https://bit.ly/COVID19Loans

Marketing Your Business Online: The New World Order Small Business Resilience Through Crisis
April 1: https://bit.ly/MVSBDCOnline

Using Office Automation and Working Remotely
April 8: https://bit.ly/SBDCRemote

WEBINAR RECORDINGS
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Basics
https://bit.ly/LoanBasicsRecording

RESOURCE PARTNER EVENTS
Innovation Collective Episode 1: Featuring Big Mike of Total Solutions
March 27: https://www.facebook.com/events/586887641908498/

Innovation Collective Coffee and Concepts
April 1: https://www.facebook.com/events/214602596285701/
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