PPP Lending Round 2 Begins

The first round of round 2 PPP loans has begun. Click here for NSBA’s detailed analysis on the regulations, how the program has changed, the differences between first- and second-draw loans, and when you can expect your lender to open up the application process.


PPP Lending to Restart

SBA has released regulations overseeing the new round of PPP loans, and applications should be available from lenders as early as Jan. 8, 2021. Click here for the latest NSBA updates on the program as well as an analysis of the regulations.


COVID Relief Bill: What it Means

 On Monday, Dec. 21, the Senate legislation to provide $900 billion in COVID relief and a new round of PPP lending, plus key fixes to the program. Check out our video here, or read the more detailed analysis at the link below.

Webinar: Explaining COVID Relief Bill
Jan. 6, 2021  |  2:00 p.m. EST

Join NSBA at 2:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 6 to hear from NSBA policy and lending experts on how the new COVID Relief Bill will impact your small business and what to expect from the new round of PPP loans.


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NSBA & Nationwide Webinar:
Cyber Security in the time of COVID

On July 22 at 12:00 EDT, NSBA and Nationwide will hold a webinar featuring IT experts designed to help your small business navigate growing cyber risks in the time of COVID-19.


Tell us How Your Business Has Been Impacted

NSBA has set up an online portal for small businesses to share how they are managing their business operations during the pandemic. Your stories matter.

NSBA Chat: Ask the Experts

 On Friday, June 5 NSBA held an “Ask the Experts Q&A” conversation dedicated to answering questions about the coronavirus and its impact on your small business.

NSBA Podcast on PPP Loan Forgiveness

On May 20, NSBA held a webinar to go through the PPP Loan Forgiveness application and process.

Podcast: We Answer Your PPP Loan Questions

Listen to NSBA’s most recent podcast where we answer the most common questions about the new CARES Act/Paycheck Protection Program loans.


New NSBA Survey on COVID-19 Relief & Loans

On April 20, NSBA published a new survey on how federal COVID-19 relief programs and lending are helping small business.


Tell us About Your Loan Application Process

Treasury and the SBA have formally rolled-out the Paycheck Protection Program loans, and we need to hear from you. If you’ve applied for one of these loans or an EIDL loan, please tell NSBA how the process has been for your business.

FAQ on Loans, Labor Rules, Taxes and More

NSBA’s Frequently Asked Questions can help you sort thorough all the COVID-19 related assistance, lending, employer rules, tax relief and much more.


Latest COVID-19 Updates

Stay tuned to NSBA.biz to get the latest updates on the pandemic and what you can and should be doing.


Fact Sheet on CARES Act

NSBA has put together a thorough analysis of the small-business specific provisions in the legislation.


Beware of Lending Scams!

     NSBA continues to hear about  hackers, phishing schemes  and unscrupulous lenders targeting small-business owners in need. Please visit this SBA website to verify any SBA lending product BEFORE you sign on the dotted line.

Employer Rules & Requirements

Employers face a bevy of new rules and requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.


Financial Assistance & Resources

NSBA is continuing to work with the Small Business Administration to ensure you have access to what you need to stay afloat.

Check out SBA to learn more about economic impact loans and other business resources that may be available to you.

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Briefing Calls & Podcasts

Download NSBA’s Business Impact Poll

View NSBA’s timely poll on COVID-19’s impact on small business and read stories from business owners themselves about how they are faring.


High Tech Firms & SBIR/STTR

Please visit NSBA’s Small Business Technology Council page for updates specific to high tech firms and those active in the SBIR and STTR programs.


NSBA Advocacy

Small Business Impact Profiles

You are not alone. Read stories from other small-business owners from across the country on how they are dealing with COVID-19.


Exporter-Specific Assistance

If you export internationally, the U.S. Export-Import Bank recently announced relief measures for its U.S. exporters, focusing on U.S. small business exporters.


NSBA in the News

NSBA is a go-to resource for reporters and the media, and has been providing critical data, input on small-business relief packages and much more.