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We just received the notice below from the SBA that they are offering an important webinar about the new Shuttered Venue Operator Grant this Thursday.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program webinar – THIS WEEK – THURSDAY, JANUARY 14 – 
  • Register today Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Webinar Registration, Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 3:00 PM | Eventbrite
  • The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act signed into law on December 27, 2020 includes $15 billion in grants to operators of shuttered venues, to be administered by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Of this amount, at least $2 billion is reserved for applicants with up to 50 full-time employees.
  • Are you a theatrical producer, talent representative, venue promoter or do you operate a live venue, live performing arts organization, movie house or cultural institution and have been impacted by COVID-19? Register for SBA’s webinar on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 3 p.m. ET, for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act. Eligible organizations with a reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to receive up to a $10 million grant under the program. This webinar will provide introductory information about the grants, who can apply, how potential organizations can prepare, and additional details re: eligibility and applications. 
  • Register today Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Webinar Registration, Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 3:00 PM | Eventbrite
 

As soon as we have more information from the SBA, we will send it out. Contact Nathan Reiff on our team if you need help with any COVID-related stabilization and recovery help for your business; NReiff@GrowGreatFalls.org or 406-403-4937.
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