SBDC director and host, Kelly Bearden takes a detailed look at the technical aspects of applying for the California Dream Fund Seed Grant Program, and discusses recent changes in the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program for borrowers. Additional topics include updated application requirements for Kern County’s $1.2 million Microbusiness Relief Grant Program, the Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative [SSBCI] to help small businesses in disadvantaged communities, the Employee Retention Credit, and updates on other government business pandemic relief programs. This marks the 106th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners. The SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!