Extension’s concentrate turns to county grant system

Extension's focus turns to county grant program

This week’s University of Nevada, Reno Extension on line town hall and webinar will concentrate on a new system launched by the Nevada Association of Counties to help tiny organization.

Wednesday’s town hall, with each an English and a Spanish session, will talk about the County Compact Small business Grant System, which starts Sept. eight and will be aimed at tiny corporations in Douglas, Elko, Lincoln, Lyon, Nye, Storey, Washoe and White Pine counties. The system will support tiny corporations experiencing hardship due to COVID-19. Companies ought to have been in organization for at least six months prior to COVID-19 to be eligible.

The grants can be utilised to support cover private protective gear, organization retrofits and operating costs, such as payroll and rent.

The Nevada Compact Small business Improvement Center will support corporations via the application course of action and has hired 3 new tiny organization advisers, as properly as a new lead organization improvement advisor, Jamie Schwartz, to help with the system.

The webinar, on Tuesday for English speakers and on Friday for Spanish speakers, will concentrate on managing money flow and utilizing money flow reports. Tuesday’s session is provided in conjunction with the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce’s series of quarterly organization seminars.

Each the town hall and the webinar are no cost for interested participants and are portion of the “Coping With COVID-19” series becoming provided every week by Extension. The town halls start with a presentation on a provided subject, and then participants network with 1 an additional and drive the discussion. The webinars supply information and facts on particular subjects to support corporations strategy strategically, adapt and succeed.

The town hall, “County Compact Small business Grant Program” is 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. two for English speakers and two p.m. for Spanish speakers. Panelists contain Compact Small business Administration Deputy District Director Saul Ramos (9 a.m.) and SBA outreach/advertising specialist Alfred Cedeno (two p.m.), NACO executive director Dagny Stapleton (9 a.m.), tiny organization adviser Tony Salazar from the Nevada Compact Small business Improvement Center and quite a few representatives of UNR Extension, such as system officer Willie Daugherty, neighborhood-primarily based instructor JR Mendoza, organization improvement instructors Reyna Mendez and Juan Salas and investigation associate Mike Bindrup.

The webinar, “Cash Flow &ampBusiness Finance,” is at five:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 for English speakers and 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. four for Spanish speakers. Salas will talk about the money flow report and its sections, rewards and limitations of a money flow report, enhancing money flow for the duration of COVID-19 and how to be ready for organization financing applications.

“It’s terrific that NACO has created this new grant system to support tiny corporations, specially in rural communities, via this challenging time,” stated Buddy Borden, financial improvement specialist with Extension’s Small business Improvement System. “Wednesday’s town hall will give organization owners the nuts and bolts of the system, and Dagny from NACO will be there to answer inquiries.”

Each the town halls and the webinars ordinarily run about an hour.

To register for the English-language webinar, go to https://unrextension.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_w4C_PBScRFmQ4BxFSs-Law.

For the English-language town hall, go to https://unrextension.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5yjPkFDBQMWjusYXy0HvVA.

For the Spanish-language town hall, go to https://unrextension.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FJ2L5iaCQnmRLhAe8CWDBQ.

For the Spanish-language webinar, go to https://unrextension.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZBFmQsg6S6GH2iT-oKfmGw.

For much more information and facts, go to the Extension Small business Improvement System web page at extension.unr.edu/busdev. There are also other sources at the web page to help corporations for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. For much more information and facts, e-mail Borden at [email protected]

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