US Small Business Administration

TSEP hosting free webinars for small businesses

TechCred Webinar on Jan. 21, SBA Webinar on Jan. 29

TIFFIN, OHIO – January 14, 2021 – Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is announcing today that it is hosting two webinars in January for small businesses seeking funding. The webinars are free, but registration is required.

TSEP, in partnership with the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Services, will present a webinar on TechCred at noon Jan. 21, 2021. Program presenters are Lu Cooke, NW Ohio Liaison for Lt. Gov. John Husted, and Tori Atkinson, Workforce and Apprentice Program Manager at Northwest State Community College. To register for the webinar, click here or visit

TechCred, through the Ohio Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, helps businesses upskill their current and incoming workforce with tech-focused credentials. Businesses can receive up to $2,000 for each tech-focused credential earned, up to $30,000 per employer each application period. The current round closes Jan. 29 and the next round is expected to open in March.

In addition, TSEP is announcing a webinar update on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s new programs in Congress’ COVID-19 Relief Package, including the renewal of the Paycheck Protection Program, will take place at 10 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021.  To register for the webinar, click here or visit

The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act was signed into law Dec. 27, 2020, and included the opening of a third round of PPP loans as well as other assistance programs. SBA representatives Deborah Callen and Timothy Ensch are to provide an overview to these new programs and answer attendees questions during the webinar.

About the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership

Started in 1983 as the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC), the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to driving positive economic, downtown, and community development in Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio, which consistently ranks among the top communities nationally for economic development. Learn more about the great things going on in Tiffin and Seneca County at

National Small Business Week – how to get involved

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Yesterday was the beginning of National Small Business Week 2017, running from April 30 – May 6! Started in 1963 and sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Week recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The SBA is offering the following webinars throughout the week:

The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses
Presented by Visa
May 2, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Register here

5 Fabulous Habits of Local Business Champions
Presented by YP
May 3, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Register here

Grow Your Business Online
Presented by Google
May 3, 2017
4:00-5:00 pm ET
Register here

The Future of Small Business Innovation
Presented by Salesforce
May 4, 2017
2:30-3:30 pm ET
Register here

How to Write Your Email Content in 15 Minutes or Less
Presented by Constant Contact
May 4, 2017 | 3:30-4:30 pm ET
Register here

Find the Hidden Money in America
Presented by Chase
May 4, 2017 | 5:00-6:00 pm ET
Register here

For more information about the SBA click here. For more information about National Small Business Week, click here.