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Thursday, January 14, 2021, 2:00 p.m. CST, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a webinar to give a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020.

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. In total, the Economic Aid Act allocates $15 billion for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants.

The webinar will provide introductory information about the grants, who can apply, how potential organizations can prepare, and additional details re: eligibility and applications.

Presenters are:

  • Barb Carson, Deputy Associate Administrator, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance,
  • Patricia Gibson, Senior Advisor, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance, and
  • Bill Briggs, Acting Associate Administrator, SBA Office of Capital Access.

Registration is required through Eventbrite and can be done here.

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