Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Guide

Under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created by the CARES Act, loans may be forgiven if borrowers use the proceeds to maintain their payrolls and pay other specified expenses. The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration recently released… Read More

COVID-19 Business Loan/Grant Resources

With COVID-19 hitting businesses tremendously hard, all levels of government and other organizations have made a number of financial resources for businesses available. Below is a comprehensive list of those resources with links to where you can learn… Read More

Self-employed and Independent Contractor Guide to the CARES Act

If you are an independent contractor or self-employed, you may be eligible for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans/grants, SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), and/or Unemployment Compensation for losses of income related to the coronavirus pandemic. While the… Read More

Small Business Grant Opportunity

To extend a helping hand to small businesses suffering from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is working to provide financial relief through the Save Small Business Fund. The Fund is providing… Read More

Webinar: How State and Federal Legislation Can Help Your Business

Both the federal government and Minnesota Legislature have recently passed legislation that will speed critical funds to Minnesota businesses and families. With new legislation comes questions on what the changes mean for Minnesota businesses. The Minnesota Chamber of… Read More

Attend The U.S. Chamber Small Business Series For Free

Greater Mankato Growth members have the opportunity to attend an upcoming event put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.  The U.S. Chamber Small Business Series will make a stop in the… Read More

Announcing GMG’s 2018 Policy Priorities

The Minnesota Legislature gavels into session today. As always, Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) will keep our members up to speed on key issues and provide the information you’ll need to be an advocate for your business. Be sure to… Read More

Tax Bill Provisions Benefitting Small Business

This week the U.S. Senate and House Passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, sending it to President Trump for his signature. This is the most significant federal tax legislation passed in more than three decades and will… Read More