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Updates from the Sacramento District Office


The Sacramento District Office – July 2021



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Pivoting to a new economy

Funding options and resources

For more information about funding options and resources for small businesses impacted by COVID-19:

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webinar: resources for small businesses or small business

For more information about SBA resources to start, grow and manage your business:



Upcoming SBA Webinars and Events

The SBA Sacramento District Office is hosting training webinars to provide SBA COVID-19 funding options and general technical assistance to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start, grow, expand, and recover.

To learn more and register today, visit the links below:

  • Business Funding Made Easy (Joint webinar with Sierra SBDC) July 27th, 9:00 AM; Register
  • Introduction to Federal Contracting and the WOSB program
    August 12, 9 AM; Register 

SBA Resource Partner Training

  • Emergency Preparation: How To Protect Your Business Before It’s Too Late (WBC JEDI) July 26, 12:00 PM; Register
  • Keys to Moving Your Business from Idea to Actuality (California Capital FDC) July 27th, 9:30 AM; Register
  • Vision to Action: How to take your idea and create powerful action steps to make it happen (California Capital FDC) July 28th, 1:00 PM; Register
  • Business Funding Made Easy (San Joaquin Delta College SBDC) July 27th, 9:00 AM; Register
  • Starting a Small business – Evening (San Joaquin Delta College SBDC) August 11th, 4:30 PM; Register

  • Starting a Small business – Afternoon (San Joaquin Delta College SBDC) August 19th, 12:00 PM; Register
  • Emergency Preparation: How To Protect Your Business Before It’s Too Late (JEDI WBC) July 26th; 12:00 PM; Register
  • Credit as an Asset Program (JEDI WBC) August 5th, 1:00 PM; Register

  • Hours of Power (JEDI WBC) August 10th, 8:30 AM; Register
  • Keys To Moving Your Business From Idea To Actuality (WBC) July 27th, 1:00 PM; Register

  • Vision To Action: How To Take Your Idea And Create Powerful Action Steps To Make It Happen (WBC) July 28th, 1:00 PM; Register

  • Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Strategies to Get Your Business Found Online (SCORE) July 28th, 10:00 AM; Register
  • Small Business Financials Boot Camp (NorCal SBDC) July 27th, 10:30 AM; Register
  • How to Fund Your Business with SBA: Opportunities to Grow Your Capital (NorCal SBDC) July 28th, 10:00 AM; Register

SBA’s participation is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any participants, person or entity.

July is Independent Retailer Month!

There’s a woman in front of a laptop at a desk. The SBA logo is at the bottom and there is text that reads, Independent Retailer Month.


Small businesses need our support now more than ever. Independent Retailer Month was created to encourage consumers to shop local and celebrate indie retailers, creating more sustainable cities, towns and communities.

SBIR Virtual Event for Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Researchers, or Small Technology Firms

SBIR Road Trip


The 2021 National SBIR Week is a virtual event connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $4 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas.

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HUBZone program qualifications, benefits, and 

how to get certified?

HUBZone Program


If your company is located in a designated historically underutilized business zone, it may be eligible for set-aside government contracts! Learn more about how to get certified for the HubZone program.

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For more on SBA programs for the coronavirus, please visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus.

For upcoming webinars for small business, please visit www.sba.gov/ca/sacramento/events

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