Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinar

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) became public law on March 11, 2021 and established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). ARPA appropriated $28.6 billion for RRF. Join America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Missouri State-West Plains and OzSBI to leanrn about this program. Attendees will learn about program eligibility, calculation of funding amount, eligible use of funds, timeframe for using funds, how to apply, documentation, requirements, etc. This webinar will be of particular interest to businesses where the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being served food or drink.


Date: Friday, May 7, 2021

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Location: Online

Price: FREE

Register: Click Here (Webinar login information will be provided upon registration.) 


Guest Speaker: Ram Basnet

Ram Basnet joined the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Kansas City District Office (KCDO) in 2018. Previously, Basnet worked as a Senior Financial Analyst at Cerner Corporation based out of Legends, Kansas. Prior to Cerner, Basnet served in the United States Army. Basnet also worked as a Business Risk Consultant at Deloitte & Touch LLP based out of Manhattan, New York. While at Deloitte, Basnet advised several large national banks on enterprise risk management. Basnet wears multiple hats at the SBA. As the Branch Manager in the SBA Springfield, MO Branch Office, he markets SBA Programs and Services across 28 counties in Southwest Missouri. Basnet has received dual bachelor's degrees (Economics and Business Management) from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He is currently an MBA student at Missouri State University. He is trilingual and is married to his wife Yashima.


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Date of Event: 
May 7 2021 -
9:00am to 10:00am