Tag Archives: 2020

CARES ACT Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Forgiveness Application

Last month we brought you Paycheck Protection Program webinars Part I and Part II  to help you navigate the program and make informed decisions. Now the SBA has released the Loan Forgiveness Application along with new information regarding the changes/clarifications included in the new application document. Mr. Gardner and Mr. Brown team up once again to bring you the most current update.  They answer your questions during the webinar and help provide clarity while you prepare to fill out the necessary forgiveness forms.

This webinar covers:
  • Loan forgiveness application instructions
  • Changes, adjustments and new information regarding forgiveness
  • Step by step details on how to accurately make your calculations
  • Many specific questions answered regarding unique situations

Presented by:


Riley Gardner, Senior Credit Analyst, River City Bank
Ben Brown, CPA, B|F|B|A

Did you apply and take advantage of the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program? Now, it’s time to make sure that the money you used to keep your employees paid is forgiven.

Earlier this month we brought you Part 1 of the Paycheck Protection Program Webinar that was presented by Riley Gardner, River City Bank. Mr. Gardner clarified details about the program in regards to what is available to your company, details on terms and loan forgiveness, and how to apply.  Now Mr. Gardner teamed up with Ben Brown, CPA from B|F|B|A and presented details and information on what steps you need to do, track and take, in order to achieve maximum forgiveness. Over 80 questions were answered on this webinar!

This webinar covers:
  • What qualifies for forgiveness
  • How do you track headcount and make adjustments
  • How to manage and document the funds for reporting
Riley Gardner, Senior Credit Analyst, River City Bank
Ben Brown, CPA, Managing Partner, B|F|B|A
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The Federal Government is providing emergency assistance to businesses affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic through the CARES Act. Specifically, the Paycheck Protection Program authorizes up to $349 billion in partially forgivable loans to small businesses to maintain their existing workforce and help pay other expenses like rent, mortgage interest, and utilities during the COVID-19 crisis. In this webinar, Mr. Gardner explains what is available to your company, details on terms and loan forgiveness, and how to apply.

Riley Gardner, Senior Credit Analyst, River City Bank

P R O A C T I V E    M E A S U R E S    T O     H E L P    F A M I L Y    B U S I N E S S E S

We are grateful to the professors at California State University Sacramento for leading our members through a webinar called Managing Your Family Business Through Uncertainty.  In 2017, Sac State surveyed FBC members to understand family businesses and their resilience through a crisis. Now, in the midst of this unprecedented public health situation, we collaborated to bring members management strategies for the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants discussed disaster preparedness, strategies for effective communication to stakeholders, shifting to a remote workforce and creating plan to allow for safety directives while sustaining a family business. The webinar has been uploaded to our YouTube Channel and is now available to all family business members. If you want the full PPT please contact Stella Premo at spremo@capfamilybus.org.

P R E S E N T E R S:

  • Ryan P. Fuller, PhD, MBA – Assistant Professor, Management and Organizations Dept., Assessment Director, California State University, Sacramento, College of Business Administration
  • Joseph Taylor, PhD, MBA – Assistant Professor, Information Systems, California State University, Sacramento, College of Business Administration
  • Reena Haymond – Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, California State University, Sacramento, College of Health & Human Services
  • Nitin Roy Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, California State University, Sacramento, College of Health & Human Services

The Capital Region Family Business Center is devoted to helping family businesses grow and prosper

FBC is here to help during this difficult time. If you have specific questions related to COVID-19 and your family business, please reach out!  We will get your question(s) answered or get you connected with experts who can help.