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Yesterday, the Biden Administration announced rule changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loan program to help small businesses better access loans. Alongside the rule changes is a two week special window where small businesses’ applications get priority. The application period starts Wednesday, February 24th.

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This post originally appeared on DT2 • Downtown Dutchtown.

The City of St. Louis has established another Small Business Grant Fund to help local businesses impacted by COVID-19. $1.25 million in funding from the CARES act will be distributed as grants of $5,000.

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Last evening DT2 • Downtown Dutchtown hosted our first in-person After Hours event in several months with the Havana’s Cuisine food truck parked at the Neighborhood Innovation Center. In spite of the drizzly weather, we had an excellent turnout and a ton of fun. There were Cuban sandwiches and empanandas, music and dancing, giveaways of Dutchtown Proud yard signs and gift cards to Original Crusoe’s, and community building.

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