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Fresno State Small Business University hosts PPP & EIDL Resource Webinars for small businesses

Since April, Fresno State Small Business University has been hosting resource webinars to help small businesses in the San Joaquin Valley during the COVID-19 crisis. This month, the Small Business University hosted a PPP & EIDL resource webinar.


More than 200 business owners attend these webinars and have been able to help over 150 business owners apply for some kind of emergency funding to weather this crisis. Further, it has given Fresno State Alumni the opportunity to take advantage of the federal, state, and local resources available. Thes webinars are offered both in English and Spanish and are conducted in partnership with the SBA and the Mexican Consulate. 


The resource webinars promote Fresno State as a key partner in helping the community through this crisis, and it puts Fresno State at the forefront of the battle for survival.