How to Help Your Business Recover and Grow in the Pandemic Economy

Class recorded February 23, 2021.

The pandemic-driven economic crisis has battered Black and minority-owned small businesses, but this moment also presents a chance to pivot to new opportunities as the world emerges from COVID-19. In this class, learn not just about ways to get help with the impact of COVID-19 – also learn about grants, contracting opportunities, toolkits, and resources to position your business for success during the pandemic and beyond.

Class covers:

  • Federal, state and local government contracting opportunities, including programs designed to assist minority-owned small businesses
  • Government and nonprofit grants and other assistance for Black and minority-owned small businesses
  • How to get your tax and business records in order so you can take advantage of grants and other assistance
  • How to pivot to new business models, such as online sales, delivery, and more
  • Resources available to help, including a Toolkit developed by speaker Arna Fulcher

Registration fee: FREE

Presented by: Arna M. Fulcher

Arna M. Fulcher is the CEO and President of Alford Consulting Group, and the owner of several successful small businesses. She has taught financial basics to new and aspiring business owners since 1992, and has served as Chair of the Empowerment Congress, Economic Development Committee for Los Angeles County, 2nd Supervisorial District, and the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Community Leadership Council. She was a Los Angeles Business Journal CFO of the Year Nominee in 2007. Arna is an accountant and registered tax preparer by trade, and earned her Bachelors Degree in Corporate Finance/Accounting from USC Marshall School of Business.

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