The Mohawk Valley SBDC is ready to assist your small business during this challenging time. Schedule an appointment with one of our business advisors or call us at (315) 731-5887.
SBA Breaking News Update: PPP General Funding Exhausted, CFI Funding Still Available (New)

After more than a year of operation and serving more than eight million small businesses, funding for the Paycheck Protection Program has been exhausted. The SBA will continue funding outstanding approved PPP applications, but new qualifying applications will only be funded through Community Financial Institutions, financial lenders who serve underserved communities. The SBA is committed to delivering economic aid through the many COVID relief programs it is currently administering and beyond.

Per the Economic Aid Act, a Community Financial Institution (CFI) is one of the four types of lenders. 
  • Community Financial Development Institution (CDFI)
  • Minority Depository Institution (MDI)
  • Community Development Corporation (CDC)
  • Microlender Intermediary 
Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Registration for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) is now open are accepting applications. Click the button below to learn more and apply!
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application has reopened. The SBA has provided the following resources for businesses that are considering applying.

  • Applicant user guide and FAQ: For help with the application process, refer to the applicant user guide and FAQ.
  • Checklist: Use the checklist to make sure you have everything you need to complete your application. 
  • Call Center: For Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal technical assistance such as a password reset, browser suggestions, or how to use the multi-factor authentication with an app and the QR code, applicants can call 1-800-659-2955 or, for the deaf and hard-of-hearing 1-800-877-8339 and follow the prompts to SVOG assistance. The call center is open through the weekend from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT.
QuickBooks Training
May 12 & Jun 2; 10:00-11:00 AM

The Mohawk Valley SBDC has partnered with (part of the Simon Sez IT family) to provide QuickBooks Desktop training. This hybrid program includes training videos from along with two virtual classroom sessions with QuickBooks experts from the Mohawk Valley SBDC.
Small Business Survival (New)
Jun 3; 12:00-1:30 PM

Join a panel of experts collaborating to share their insights on strategies to help ensure the survival of your small business. Many have been able to navigate the challenges brought forth by the pandemic. We will be joined by experienced professionals in accounting, risk management, inventory control, and sales. After a 45 minute panel discussion, participants will have an opportunity for Q &A. Attend either in-person at ThINCubator, or virtually via MaxUC by Northland. Choose to add lunch if desired. Registration ends Tuesday, June 1st.  
NYS Science & Technology Law Center Ask the Expert Monthly Series
May 13; 12:00 PM

Do you have questions about intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance, or how to obtain market research? The ESD / NYSTAR sponsored Innovation Law Center’s expert team is hosting monthly Zoom sessions to discuss these and other issues relating to successful technology commercialization.
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New York SBDC is a Partnership Program with the SBA, administered by the State University of New York. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.
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