Today at 1pm EST, the SBA Office of Capital Access will hold a training session on the SBA Community Advantage Loan Guarantee Program. The training will walk lenders through the SBA Community Advantage program, the SBA’s loan guarantee program for mission-oriented lenders, and recent policy changes to enhance the program. Additionally, attendees will learn how to apply to become a SBA Community Advantage lender. To watch, use this audience link or check the SBA website for a recording following the event.
The Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has advanced four bills to aid small businesses with broadband access, bolstering cybersecurity and federal regulation compliance. The bills focus on providing broadband access to rural areas, cybersecurity guidance, special support for military veteran entrepreneurs, and requiring the Small Business Administration to provide hyperlinks on their website to small business compliance guides for each federal agency.