Restaurants and bars have been among the hardest-hit businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the new American Rescue Plan Act has provided $28.6 billion to the nation’s restaurant industry through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
The program has set aside $5 billion for the smallest applicants ($500,000 or less in 2019 gross receipts), and during the first 21 days of the grants, the SBA will prioritize applications from restaurants owned and operated or controlled by women, veterans, or socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. Today’s webinar will do a deep dive into the application process, including:
This hour-long workshop will take place over Zoom and can be joined by video or phone. Webinar information will be sent in advance of the event.
Greg Charles has over 25 years of experience working with all types of businesses ranging from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. In 1989, he began managing corporate financial operations and reporting, where he learned the challenges of managing a business first-hand. Greg is the outstanding teacher for the Mercy Corps Northwest LIFE Program that provides Prison and Re-entry Services.
Since 2002, Greg has been active in college and continuing professional education. He has taught at a number of colleges and universities in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area in the fields of accounting, finance, economics, business math, forecasting and managerial statistics. He currently holds adjunct faculty positions at Portland Community College and Oregon Coast Community College.
Greg earned his M.A. in Development Banking from The American University in Washington D.C. and his B.A. in International Relations from The University of Pennsylvania.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact [email protected]
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.