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NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

Available Resources as of 04/20/22

The Power Forward Small Business Grant program is offering $25,000 grants to empower Black-owned small businesses in New England.

Next Street and Funding Circle have partnered to help small businesses access Paycheck Protection Program loans.  Apply here.

Candid is compiling a list of funds specifically established in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

Legal Shield provides answers to your Business and Employment Law questions.

U.S. Small Business Administration offers economic disaster relief loans, as well as, access to several other business guidance resources.

Visit the Intuit Quickbooks Resource Center to get guidance on COVID-19, the PPP, and other relief programs.

Make your business pandemic proof with the Honeycomb Crowdfunded Small Business Relief Loan.

Check out the SBA Application Guide for Economic Disaster Relief Loans produced by the Women's Business Development Center

Check out the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series featuring tips and tricks to grow your business even in these challenging times.

SCORE Corona Virus Resource Hub Business guidance via webinars, articles & resource links.

GoFundME is offering micro-grants to qualifying small businesses impacted by COVID-19, details here

Annuity.org has a financial resources page the covers everything from rent moratoriums to the CARES Act.

Centers for Disease Control offers COVID-19 guidance for businesses.

iFundWomen provides business coaching. Take the quiz to have their coaching service tailored to your needs.

IRS offers tax help and economic impact resources for taxpayers, businesses, tax-exempt organizations, and others affected by COVID-19.

US Gov has resources dedicated to assisting with learning the steps to start a small business, get financing help from the government, etc.

Check out this official federal resource for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19, powered by SBA


The US Chamber of Commerce has launched a Save Small Business Initiative which provides resources, guides, and advice to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

US Chamber of Commerce has compiled a listing of 49 Grants, Loans and Programs to Benefit Your Small Business

Chicago Recovery Plan community development grants are being made available to Chicago entrepreneurs, small businesses and developers, with the initial round open UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2022. For more information on the Chicago Recovery Plan community development grant application, go to www.chicago.gov/ChiRecoveryGrant.

Check out this article on small businesses loans by ROK Financial: https://www.rok.biz/blog/how-do-small-business-loans-work/

The Small Business Digital Alliance (SBDA) has now launched!! It brings together major players, influencers, and companies in the e-commerce technology space to help small businesses connect with resources and reach new customers through expanded e-commerce opportunities through trainings, tools, and expansion of their digital networks – free of charge!!

Read more here: https://www.smallbusinessdigitalalliance.com/

BGE is offering $20,000 BGE Energizing Small Business Grants to eligible small businesses across Maryland for COVID-19 relief and recovery. Applications for the grant are open through March 25, 2022, at 6 p.m. ET. Apply now! : https://bit.ly/3tJVtpl

Get matched to potential lenders offering SBA-backed funding, more details here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/lender-match

You may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness, check your eligibility status here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program/ppp-loan-forgiveness

10K grant opportunity for Womenpreneurs, funded by Johnnie Walker & IFund Women! Applications open through 03/07

Accion Opportunity Fund offers loans in a range of sizes as well as educational resources, coaching, and support networks in English and Spanish