January 2021: The federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is now open again and there are other new stimulus programs that can help home based providers.
Home Grown is partnering with Civitas Strategies to provide guidance on this next round of PPP applications and on the forgiveness process as well as other stimulus programs.
Please see the resources below. If you need help on the PPP or other stimulus programs you can get FREE help from Home Grown by emailing PPP@civstrat.com
For Providers and Caregivers
Update: October 2021
October 14, 2021: The U.S. Small Business Administration has recently announced a new portal that will help to streamline the PPP loan forgiveness process for borrowers with loans under $150,000. Previously, all PPP forgiveness request required paperwork to be completed and submitted through your lender, but many banks have now opted into this direct forgiveness portal option which can be found here: https://directforgiveness.sba.gov/ Please see the videos below for more information.
SBA Direct Forgiveness for the Paycheck Protection Program for Loans under $150,000 (English)
SBA Direct Forgiveness for the Paycheck Protection Program for Loans under $150,000 (Spanish)
View recordings of webinars on the PPP and stimulus programs for Home-Based Child Care Providers in 2021.
(English) PPP for Home-Based Child Care Providers: Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern.
(Spanish) PPP for Home-Based Child Care Providers: Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 6:00-7:00pm Eastern