Writing Off Loans

Due to the current pandemic, most community lenders will write off more loans than usual in the coming months. At the same time, lenders want to adjust their write-off policies and procedures due to the dire economic circumstances faced by their borrowers. How can you support your clients to survive the crisis while preserving your

Policy Update & Listening Session

We know that each of you are responding to the pandemic and implementing programs and procedures to help your clients and serve the small business community. On the agenda: an update on federal policy from Ann Sullivan, a state policy update from Mark Herbert, and the inside skinny on what’s happening from Mark Quinn. We

Analyzing Profit & Loss Statements

During the COVID pandemic, you may not think analyzing Profit and Loss statements is at the top of the list. Yet this intuitive financial statement can help you and your clients find the way back to operating profitably in an upside-down world. Some tough choices need to be made and a P&L can help a

State & Federal Access to Capital Options for Your Clients

A $484 billion relief package was passed that includes $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program – $30 billion of which will go to CDFIs, Credit Unions, and community banks with assets of less than $10 billion, plus $60 billion for SBA Economic Injury and Disaster loans and grants. CAMEO supported money for the CDFIs

Listening Session: COVID-Related Employment Issues

We know that each of you are responding to the pandemic and implementing programs and procedures to help your clients and serve the small business community. We are holding a weekly listening session about what you are doing in response. For this week’s session, we talk about employment issues including new guidance on unemployment for

PPP and EIDL Updates

New information seems to come out daily. We’ll review the current scenario of the federal funding circumstances and what you can do to push for more funding. Then we’ll review new guidance issued on the PPP for the self-employed and how sole proprietors can calculate their PPP amount and access funding.

Small Businesses Creating Good Jobs

While small businesses need to prioritize immediate business realities to keep their businesses afloat, small business owners can still think about worker well-being in the context of quality jobs in their recovery. Find out how your clients can implement a good jobs strategy, and engage with CAMEO member Pacific Community Venture’s “Good Jobs, Good Business”

PPP Participation

We previously told you about the Paycheck Protection Program – a $350-billion program that is part of the CARES Act and is intended to provide eight weeks of cash-flow assistance to small businesses through federally guaranteed loans. CAMEO Senior Advisor Mark Quinn has been diving into the mechanics of the program. Join our meeting to