U.S. Chamber Update - Latest PPP FAQs / Upcoming Calls

Apr 09, 2020
U.S. Chamber Update - Latest PPP FAQs / Upcoming Calls

During this difficult time, the U.S. Chamber remains dedicated to keeping you and your members up to date on the latest resources and information available to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please review the important updates, invitations, and reminders below from the U.S. Chamber, and feel free to contact me with any questions.



Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQ's from the U.S. Department of Treasury

Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Treasury released an FAQ document to address common inquiries and requests for information pertaining to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

In addition to the FAQ document, please review the following resources provided by the U.S. Department of Treasury below and visit their webpage for additional information.

  • A top-line overview of the program can be found here.
  • If you’re a lender, more information can be found here.
  • If you’re a borrower, more information can be found here.
  • The application for borrowers can be found here.


Click Here to Learn More



Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Private Section Regional Coordinators

If you or your members have questions or inquiries pertaining to COVID-19 resources provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Chamber encourages you to contact your regional FEMA representative by utilizing this map which provides an overview of and contact information for the respective private sector coordinators by state/region.


Click Here to View the Map



Upcoming Calls and Webinars

Friday, April 10, 2020: U.S. Chamber Virtual Town Hall with Inc.

Please join the U.S. Chamber and Inc. for a virtual National Small Business Town Hall this Friday, April 10, at 12:00 p.m. ET. U.S. Chamber chief policy officer Neil Bradley and Inc. editor-at-large will be sharing insights on the CARES Act and the latest economic policies that affect you and your members. Click here to register now.

Please note that space is limited, and advance registration is required. 


Click Here to Register Now


 Friday, April 10, 2020: Weekly U.S. Chamber Coronavirus Call with Member Chambers and Trade Associations

Please join us Friday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m. ET for our next weekly coronavirus call with chamber and trade association members of the U.S. Chamber.


Click Here to Register Now


Wednesday, April 15, 2020: Infrastructure Coalition Conference Call

Please join us next Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET for an infrastructure coalition conference call. The U.S. Chamber will provide an update on current efforts to promote infrastructure investment and answer questions related to the trajectory of said efforts amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please read the directions below carefully as this webinar will be broadcast through the Microsoft Teams platform. To connect to the broadcast, please click here.

If you are a Microsoft Teams user:
You will have the option to join the webinar on Microsoft Teams or you can join in a web browser. If you’re signed into Microsoft Teams, you will join the webinar as an authenticated user.

If you are not a Microsoft Teams user:
You will need to join the webinar using a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Edge only; Safari is not supported). If you’re on a smartphone, you may be prompted to set up a free Microsoft Teams app-based account to join. Since you do not have a Microsoft Teams account, you will join anonymously. 

To ask questions of the moderator and speakers during the webinar:

  1. Click the word bubble icon to view the chat sidebar and type questions there. Your video and microphone will not be enabled as a guest, so you’ll need to use the chat function exclusively. 
  2. If you’re logged into Microsoft Teams, your name will appear above your question. If not, it will display as “Anonymous.” 
  3. To submit questions ahead of time, please email [email protected]

To troubleshoot if you are having any difficulty: 

  • Audio/Video: Make sure that your speakers are enabled and turned up. If your device has a headphone jack, you might also consider using headphones for a better audio experience. 
  • Seeing/Hearing the Presenter: If you cannot see or hear the presenter, try refreshing your browser.
  • Other: For all other technical difficulties please contact [email protected] or convey to the administrative host through the Q&A chat function.

Please note that there is not an audio-only dial-in option. We recommend you try opening the webinar a few minutes early to make sure you have access and are comfortable with the platform. 


Click Here to Connect to the Webinar


Wednesday, April 22, 2020: U.S. Chamber ARP Webinar Series with the SPARK Institute

Thank you to everyone who joined the U.S. Chamber and the SPARK Institute last week for the first session in the Association Retirement Plan (ARP) Training Webinar Series. The second webinar of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. As a reminder, these webinars are aimed at helping members understand these new retirement plans Association Retirement Plans (ARP) and will cover a variety of topics—the next of which being Understanding Costs & Liabilities. Click here to register now.


Click Here to Register and to Learn More

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