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    Celebrate Small Business Month with Your United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce!

    United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

    Celebrating Small Business Month
    Apply now for the SBA’s $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund!

    Remember these are NOT loans – they are GRANTS!

    There is a priority period for minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses, and a few other categories who apply before Sunday, May 23, 2021.
    If you are in one of these groups, be sure to apply before Sunday, May 23, 2021!
    Qualifying businesses:
    • Restaurants
    • Food stands, food trucks, food carts
    • Caterers
    • Bars, saloons, lounges, taverns
    • Snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars
    • Bakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
    • Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
    • Breweries and/or microbreweries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
    • Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
    • Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
    • Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products
    And in case you missed it… Watch our Q&A webinar below with SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman! 
    U.S. Small Business Administration's new $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)

    APPLY TODAY for the Chairish $2,500 Award for
    Design-related Small Businesses
    Chairish – the design world’s indispensable marketplace- is offering a $2,500 award to support small business owners from diverse backgrounds whose businesses are in a design-related field.
    Application Deadline:
    Thursday, September 30, 2021
    Upcoming Events
    Join the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for a FREE Class on “How to Write a Business Plan”
    A business plan isan important piece of any business! The Fort Worth Hispanic
    Chamber of Commerce & The Tarrant Small Business Development Center brings you a How to Write a Business Plan online session. This session will provide you with tips and nsight on what is needed in a business plan.
    Date and Time:
    Wednesday, May 12th at  2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CT

    Are you a small or minority-owned business in VA, MD or DC? You can request your free PPE Kit TODAY
    Tienes un pequeño negocio en VA, MD o DC? Pide tu kit de EPP HOY

    Sign up for the USHCC Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Drive for small, Hispanic and minority-owned companies in Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland, to address their ongoing need for critical supplies. The USHCCCARES PPE Pack includes face shields, masks, an infrared thermometer, floor decals for social distancing and hand sanitizer. Quantities are limited and requests will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. SIGN UP HERE
    Inscríbete para recibir tu kit de equipo de protección personal (EPP, o PPE en inglés) que la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de los Estados Unidos (USHCC) estará entregando a pequeñas empresas, de propiedad de hispanos y minorías del área de Washington, D.C., Maryland y Virginia, como parte de la campaña USHCC CARES creada para apoyar a las pequeñas empresas afectadas durante la pandemia. El Paquete de EPP USHCCCARES incluye máscaras faciales, visores faciales un termómetro infrarojo, calcomanías de distanciamiento social para el piso, y gel antibacterial. Las cantidades son limitadas y se evaluarán las solicitudes por orden de llegada. PIDE TU KIT AQUÍ

    Saturday, May 15, 2021: LAREXPO: Harris Pavilion 9201 Center St, Manassas, VA 20110
    Saturday, May 27, 2021: USHCC Office: 1424 K Street NW, Suite 401, Washington, D.C. 20005

    Business Beyond Borders: Commemorating World Trade Month
    Learn about resources availab to export and participate in the growing global economy with confidence!
    We encourage business owners and chamber leaders to attend to learn about programs and benefits available for your Hispanic Chamber members. Learn about resources available to export, participate in the growing global economy with confidence. Don’t let your business get left behind – take advantage of new incentives and resources available.
    You will also learn about the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant which provides funds to U.S. small businesses to begin or expand exporting; free consulting for prospective exporters through the SBA Fast Track service; and export financing that can provide working capital, expand production capabilities, support marketing efforts and more.
    Date and Time:
    Tuesday, May 25th at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
    Back to Business: Restarting Main Street in the Wake of COVID-19
    After more than one year of lockdowns, devastating illness, and social unrest, there are signs that across the country customers are returning and Main Streets are getting back to business. What are small business owners thinking and what do they expect the future to hold? What does the Biden-Harris Administration’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package mean for small businesses?
    Join the USHCC, Reimagine Main Street, PayPal, AARP, and other partners and special guests as we share:  
    • Findings from our most recent national survey of diverse small business owners
    • New insights into the impact of small business relief programs 
    • Exciting new announcements 
    Date and Time:
    Tuesday, May 25th at 1:00 PM ET
    Everything about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund
    Join the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisana to learn more about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund! Presented by Ms. Jo Ann Lawrence, Louisiana Deputy District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
    Join us for this free webinar about the plan offering direct funding to restaurants, food trucks, & more!
    Date and Time:
    Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET
    Seven No-nonsense Paths to Grants for Hispanic Small Business Owners
    Siete Pasos a Seguir: Ayuda económica para dueños de pequeñas empresas hispanas
    Finding grant opportunities available for Hispanic small business owners can be tricky, but they do exist. Look into these grant opportunities to see if you may be eligible for money to help you grow your business. Click below to learn more.
    Encontrar oportunidades de ayuda económica disponible para dueños de pequeñas empresas hispanas puede ser complicado. Examina estas oportunidades de subsidios para ver si eres elegible para recibir dinero que te ayude a crecer tu negocio. Haz clic abajo para más información. Conoce más
    Axios Latino: A virtual event on the State of the Economy for the Latino Community
    Join Axios Latino for a virtual event on the state of the economy for the Latino community. They will discuss jobs, Latino-owned small businesses, and the economic impact of federal legislation.
    Date and Time:
    Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM ET
    • Axios Justice & Race Reporter Russell Contreras and Telemundo Reporter & Co-writer for Axios Latino Marina Franco
    • The Honorable Alex Padilla, U.S. Senator, California, Member, Senate Budget, Rules, Homeland Security, Environment & Public Works, and Judiciary Committees
    • Ramiro A. Cavazos, President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Axios Senior Vice President of Client Partnerships Jon Otto
    • Raul Anaya, President of Business Banking, Bank of America
    Free Online Professional Development Courses to Nurture your Business
    Saylor Academy is one of the educational resources that can offer nearly 100 full-length courses at the college and professional levels, each of which is available right now — at your pace, on your schedule, and free of cost. Learn more!
    As the voice of the nation’s 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses that, combined, contribute over $800 billion to the American economy every year, the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) received a federal grant from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to provide eight COVID-19 Technical Assistance Centers to design and execute programs to support the small, Hispanic and minority business community through the economic fallout caused by COVID-19. Learn more here!
    United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | 1424 K Street NWSuite 401Washington, DC 20005


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