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The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides educational programs and no cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start a small business or grow an existing small business in Bradford County, Lackawanna County, Monroe County, Pike County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Wayne County, and Wyoming County in Pennsylvania. The University of Scranton has hosted the SBDC for over thirty years, providing outstanding resources, support, and funding. The SBDC is housed in the University’s nationally recognized Kania School of Management.

Paycheck Protection Program to Resume on Monday, April 27, 2020
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Paycheck Protection Program to Resume on Monday, April 27, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration will resume accepting PPP loan applications on Monday, April 27 at 10:30 AM EDT from approved lenders...
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Business Loan Application Common Document Checklist
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Business Loan Application Common Document Checklist

What are the most common documents lenders want to see to start your business loan application? Getting your loan application approved...
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USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
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USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide: https://www.rd.usda.gov/sites/default/files/USDA_COVID-19_Fed_Rural_Resource_Guide.pdf USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate...
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Wolf Administration Announces Loan Deferrals for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 
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Wolf Administration Announces Loan Deferrals for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 

Wolf Administration Announces Loan Deferrals for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)...
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Operational Restaurant Tips during COVID19
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Operational Restaurant Tips during COVID19

13 quick tips and ideas to operate your restaurant as efficiently as possible to navigate during COVID19. Use existing inventory. Create a new...
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Questions about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)?
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Questions about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)?

The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers...
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