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CCI - PPP Forgiveness

June 4, 2020, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Topic: Financial Management and Accounting

Provider/Presenting Organization: Center for Cultural Innovation

Location: Online Classes/Webinars


PPP Forgiveness

On May 13, the SBA released its PPP forgiveness document. This session breaks down the forgiveness process in plain English and summarize the newest guidance on maximizing forgiveness. This 90-minute webinar (recorded June 4, 2020), led by Claire Van Holland (the CV Ledger, Inc.) & Jill James (SiF Industries), will:

  • Break down the application
  • Review the basic calculations
  • Clarify interim updates on use of funds
  • Advise on final adjustments to maximize forgiveness
  • Answer questions regarding PPP forgiveness

This webinar is the third in our series helping artists and creative small businesses navigate the CARES Act's Paycheck Protection Program. 


View or download the slides from this webinar.

Q&A Transcript

Here are some of the links we referenced in this workshop: 

Revised regulations on PPP Loan Forgiveness from the Treasury and SBA (6/26/2020)

Alternate fintech lenders:
Kabbage (matching service)
Fundera (matching service)
Lendio (matching service)
You can view archived recordings of the previous PPP/CARES Act webinars in this series on CCI's YouTube Channel HERE.
Claire Van Holland is a 50% left brain, right brain split and is equally creative as she is analytical. She has an extensive career building financial projections, budgets & analyses for corporate media. In 2011, she and her husband Aaron co-founded a furniture & home goods business, M.F.E.O., out of a shared love for interiors and beautiful design. After learning the operational challenges of being a small business owner, she applied her corporate finance & operational expertise to help streamline M.F.E.O. It was from this that the idea for her 2nd business, the CV Ledger, was born. Today Claire works closely with other creative based business owners, managing their numbers through accounting, bookkeeping and strategic consulting, helping them make more informed decisions using their analytics. http://www.cvledger.com
Jill James is CEO & Founder of Sif Industries, LLC, a consulting and coaching firm that puts women on the fast track from founder to CEO. She started her career in banking with J. P. Morgan and AXA Financial in New York, but got the start-up bug while at Chicago Booth for her MBA. She's had roles in product management, marketing, sales, and C-level leadership at six VC-backed start-ups, with four exits. She holds a BA with honors in Political Science and an MBA in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing from The University of Chicago. She is an advisor to Boutique Box and is on the board of the M{2E} program at the USC Annenberg School of Communications. Jill lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. https://sifindustries.com/
Date & Time: Thursday, June 4, 2:00-3:30pm PDT
Cost: Free with registration.
This workshop is supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs - City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Department of Arts and Culture. 

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