The U.S. Small Business Administration has launched its portal for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG). The SBA expects to open the program on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Eligible entities may be live venue operators or promoters, theatrical producers, live performing arts organization operators, museum operators, zoos and aquariums who meet specific criteria, motion picture theatre operators, and talent representatives.

On Tuesday March 30, 2021 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM the SBA will host a SVOG Application Informational Webinar to highlight the application process for potential eligible entities.

For more program information go to the SBA website www.sba.gov/svogrant which includes frequently asked questions, video tutorials, eligibility requirements and preliminary application checklist.



The Paycheck Protection Program ends March 31, 2021. SBA is offering: First Draw PPP Loans and Second Draw PPP Loans for certain businesses who have previously received PPP loan. This program requires you to work with a lender, rather than going straight to the Small Business Administration like the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.


Maine’s First Virtual High School Career Fair

Maine Virtual Career Fair Planning Team is inviting you to participate in Maine’s First Virtual High School Career Fair. Their plan is to connect tomorrow's workforce with employers!

Tell the high school students about your job, how you got there, about types of positions that help your company run and how students can access more information about
your company or field. If you are interested in participating in this event please RSVP here.

The Virtual Career Fair's primary focus is to introduce students to Maine businesses that represent a variety of careers and professions that are available to them.Your commitment would include speaking to 9th-12th grade students for 30 minutes with 15-20 minutes for a presentation and 10-15 minutes for Q&A.

You can visit mevirtualcareerfair.org for more information.

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