The 2021 American Rescue Plan funded a second round of the successful State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI 2.0) to capitalize new and existing state programs. The implementation process for the $10 billion in allocated funds is in progress. Join CDFA’s SSBCI Coalition to ensure that your community is best positioned to meet the unique needs of local businesses.
The SSBCI Coalition is a nationwide coalition of small businesses, SSBCI experts, and practitioners CDFA works with its SSBCI Coalition members to:
View the SSBCI Coalition’s
response to the U.S. Department of the Treasury pertaining to the remaining $200M in SSBCI technical assistance funding.
View the SSBCI Coalition's response to Treasury Secretary Yellen regarding SSBCI calls for immediate deployment of program funds.
View the SSBCI Coalition’s response Treasury pertaining to SSBCI program guidance.
- Inform the implementation of SSBCI 2.0
- Provide feedback to the U.S. Department of the Treasury about the needs of members
- Develop the resources and tools needed to structure effective SSBCI strategies
CDFA hosts monthly SSBCI Coalition meetings to provide SSBCI updates and facilitate discussions that allow for networking, peer knowledge sharing, and problem-solving. CDFA delivers breaking news and insights to coalition members first, ensuring their ability to maximize SSBCI strategies. The SSBCI Coalition is available to CDFA Members only. There is no cost to attend the SSBCI Coalition meetings.
today to become a member of the SSBCI Coalition. In addition to the many benefits provided through CDFA membership, members will be able to participate in the SSBCI Coalition, receive a discount on the SSBCI Learning Series, join SSBCI webinars, access materials in the SSBCI Resource Center
, and receive discounts on future SSBCI events.
The SSBCI Coalition meetings will take place on Zoom. You must have access to a computer and internet to attend the meetings. SSBCI Coalition meetings are not recorded to allow for open discussion and idea sharing.
SSBCI Coalition meetings will be held on the dates below from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern.
January 27, 2023
February 24, 2023
March 24, 2023
April 21, 2023
May 26, 2023
June 30, 2023
July 28, 2023
August 18, 2023
September 22, 2023
October 27, 2023
November 17, 2023
December 15, 2023
You must be a CDFA member to register for the SSBCI Coalition meetings. Registration is free to attend.