35 minutes | Jan 18th 2021

Applying for Grants and Loans

On today's episode of the Spapreneur® Podcast, we're tackling the chaos of applying for SBA loans and grants. 2020 we applied and got many grants that sustained us through our shutdown. Rick Graves, aka Dupa, our CFO for DeStress Express, gives you step by step tips for getting past the bureaucracy of applying for these type of programs.

Topics Covered
  • Got to get over the documents and the bureaucracy
  • Why we got 3 grants and what we used them for
  • How you find out about grants
  • Get the state certification for minority or women-owned business
  • Get passed the bank titles and find a person to support you
  • How to turn the PPE loan into a grant
  • Latest priorities for the second PPE loan
  • SBA Requirements for the PPE Loan Program
  • Get a CPA that will back you up
  • Don't be afraid of Quickbooks
  • Don't be ashamed of your financial books
  • Be stubborn
  • What you can use the PPE loan on to turn it into a grant
  • Do I really need this PPE program?


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