American Rescue Plan

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo recently announced that the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) will invest $3 billion to help communities across the country Build Back Better.

Interested in learning more about these opportunities? EDA is hosting a series of informational webinars throughout the month of August to discuss how to apply for the newly announced EDA funding opportunities through the American Rescue Plan.

Research & Networks Webinar
Friday, August 6 @ 2pm EST

Economic Adjustment Assistance Webinar
Monday, August 9 @ 2pm EST

Indigenous Communities Webinar
Tuesday, August 10 @ 2pm EST

Good Jobs Challenge Webinar
Thursday, August 12 @ 2pm EST

Visit for additional registration details.


Weeklong event recognizes effective workplace safety, health programs

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor encourages the nation’s employers to commit to workplace safety and health and join its Occupational Safety and Health Administration in observing Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 9-15, 2021.

A nationwide event that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs, Safe + Sound Week also offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

Participating in Safe + Sound Week is simple. Organizations of any size or in any industry looking for an opportunity to show their commitment to safety can participate. Visit the Safe + Sound website for more information, resources and tools to help plan and promote safety events.

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PPP Direct Forgiveness Portal

Join the Nevada SBA for an Overview of the PPP Direct Forgiveness Portal on Wednesday, August 11 at 10:00am Pacific Time. 

Get Your Questions Answered!

Join the SBA Nevada District Office on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 10:00am (PST) to learn about the Paycheck Protection Direct Forgiveness Portal.

Click Here to Join (No Registration Required)

Direct Forgiveness Summary

Over 700 banks are participating in the direct forgiveness portal, enabling over 2.17mm borrowers to apply through the portal (This represents over 30% of loans $150,000 or less that have not yet submitted for forgiveness)