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Deadline Extended to Join ASAE Community Sign-on Letter

The letter urges Congress to extend SBA assistance to 501(c)(6) organizations

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) announced today that it has extended the deadline to add your organization to ASAE’s community sign-on letter is extended to June 29. As a refresher, the letter urges the federal government to:

  1. Provide 501(c)(6) organizations access to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and reauthorize the PPP until at least Dec. 31, 2020.
  2. Pass the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020 (H.R. 7011), which would establish a system of shared public and private compensation for business interruption losses and event cancellations resulting from future pandemics or public health emergencies. If enacted, this program would begin January 2021. (Bill text)
  3. Pass the Skills Renewal Act (H.R. 7032/S. 3779), per proposed amendment. The Skills Renewal Act would provide Americans who have been laid-off or furloughed due to COVID-19 a $4,000 tax credit to pursue post-secondary skills training and career development. (Bill text)

More than 1,200 organizations have joined thus far. If you would like to add your organization but still have questions, email ASAE staff at

ASAE would also like to thank all those who participated in the organization's American Associations Week (AAW) 2020, which was held last week. The organization and participants had a lot of fun and received access to valuable content. 

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