COVID-19 Resources

UPDATED: U.S. Small Business Administration COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) & PPP FAQ

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COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance

The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program provides grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses economically impacted by COVID-19. The Pennsylvania CDFI Network will administer several rounds of funding to the best qualified applicants. This is not a first-come, first-served program. Learn more about eligibility, requirements, and application process here →

En Español: Grant del Gobierno de Pennsylvania a Pequeñas Empresas →

Additional information:

The IEE will continue to serve in whatever capacity we can and help with whatever situations are impacting business owners as a result of the pandemic. If you have specific questions or wish to contact for other assistance, please email iee@innovation.pitt.edu.

Note: The resource information provided below is subject to change from the source. We here at the IEE are attempting to keep it as current and accurate as possible, and are adding new links as information or updates are communicated.


Federal Government
State Government
Local Resources
Financial Resources (State & Local)
Business Links
Webinars


COVID-19 Small Business Loan Programs Quick Guide [PDF]
COVID-19 Small Business Preparedness Checklist [PDF]
Path to Reopening Quick Guide [PDF]

Paycheck Protection Program

PPP Forgiveness Factsheet (new 10/31)
PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 Guidance (new 6/25)
PPP Revisions to Interim Final Rule (IFR) (new 6/11)
PPP Borrower Application Revised June 2020 SBA Form 2483 (06/20)
PPP Loan Forgiveness Instructions Form 3508EZ (new 6/22)
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508EZ (new 6/22)
PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculation Form 3508 (new 6/22)
PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator (AICPA)
PPP Loans Frequently Asked Questions (updated 4/26)
Guide to Tracking Your Paycheck Protection Loans and Expenses (PA SBDC) (new 5/4)
PPP How to Calculate Maximum Loan Amount – By Business Type (updated 4/24)
Overview – Paycheck Protection Program
Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) vs. PPP
PPP & EIDL Comparison Guide
Information Sheet – Paycheck Protection Program (updated 4/3)
Press Release – Paycheck Protection Program
Find Eligible PPP Lenders (SBA)

CARES ACT/PPP: UPDATES AND PLANNING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MAXIMIZING LOAN FORGIVENESS AND TAX CREDITS

Presented by Cohen & Company
Recorded Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 12:00PM
→ Video (YouTube) run time ~ 57:40

→ Webinar Slides – CAREs Act/PPP: Updates and Planning Recommendations for Maximizing Loan Forgiveness and Tax Credits [PDF]

→ FAQs from Webinar – CAREs Act/PPP: Updates and Planning Recommendations for Maximizing Loan Forgiveness and Tax Credits [PDF]


Back To Work/Workplace Safety


Small Business Development Center (SBDS) Consulting

SBDC Business Consultants are available for individual meetings by phone or real-time video conferencing on multiple platforms. The team will continue to work with our existing clients as well as take on new clients and referrals.

Current SBDC Clients should reach out directly to their SBDC Business Consultant.

New requests for for-profit small business assistance can contact us by:

  • E-mail: sbdc@innovation.pitt.edu
  • Call 412-648-1542 and leave a message. We are checking and returning messages regularly

Federal Government

SBA Financial Resources

US Department of Labor

US Chamber of Commerce

Other Federal Resources

State Government

Local Resources

Financial Resources (state/local)

Business Links


Webinars

QUICKBOOKS FINANCIAL STATEMENT ESSENTIALS

Recorded Thursday, May 14, 2020 (run time 57:47)
Presented by Wilke & Associates, CPAs


HOW COVID-19 WILL TRIGGER GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN REALIGNMENT

Recorded Tuesday, May 5, 2020 (run time 58:00)
Presented by Dennis Unkovic of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, LLP and David Iwinski, Jr. of Blue Water Growth


REGIONAL ECONOMIC UPDATE

Recorded Thursday, April 9, 2020 (run time 37:43)
Presented by PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher


COVID-19 RESOURCES & RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Recorded Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 1:00PM
→ Video (YouTube) run time ~ 1:10

→ Webinar Slides – COVID-19 Resources & Relief for Small Businesses [PDF]

Representatives from the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center (@PittSBDC), Huntington Bank (@Huntington_Bank), Maiello Brungo & Maiello (@MBMLawLLP), Wilke & Associates CPAs (@WilkePghCPA), Enscoe Long Insurance Group (@EnscoeLong) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) presented resources and relief options available to small business owners.


CRITICAL FACTORS FOR LEADING SALES TEAMS THROUGH ADVERSITY

Recorded Monday, March 30, 2020 (run time 59:44)

Presented by Sean Coyle, CEO & Owner of Sandler Training by Peak Performance Management Pittsburgh


What You Need to Know About COVID-19 SBA Loans

PRESENTED BY COHEN & COMPANY

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