COVID 19 Resources for Your Business

Regularly updated.Here is a list of resources to help your business without having to read my thoughts on your finances.

Fortune 500

FacebookFacebook is offering grants of up to $4,000 for black-owned small businesses in the United States. This grant can be used to assist in the recovery or stabilization of a small business that has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Start here
SupermakerSupermaker is a media company that provides content and community for startups and creative individuals, has started a $100,000 grant and mentorship program called The Entrepreneurial Dream Project to benefit new business owners who are trying to grow and build their company amid the pandemic.
Capital OneAn initial $200 million, five-year commitment to support growth in underserved communities and advance socioeconomic mobility by closing gaps in equity and opportunity.Go to Walker Legacy and Inclusion Incubators websites for more info.

Minority and Small Business Resources

Hello Alice and the NAACP partnered together to help Black Businesses get Grants. At a quick glance, there are over 68 opportunities to get funding.

Transformationgems.comEmpowers women to start and grow businesses by providing them with funding, resources and affordable shared office spaces.
Wish Local EmpowermentWish Local is dedicating a $2M dollar fund to give roughly 4,000 Wish Local small business partners financial support. The selected recipients will receive amounts between $500 – $2000. This program is only open to Black-owned stores, to help promote equality and diversity in American business.
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund
Hello AliceAll Emergency Grant fund that will offer $10,000 grants to small business owners impacted by the pandemic.
The Doonie FundFounded by digitalundivided CEO, Kathryn Finney, the fund is named after her grandmother, Kathryn “Doonie” Hale, who inspired her entrepreneurial journey and encouraged her to stay in the arena. Since its inception on April 5th, 2020, the fund has invested in over 500 black women entrepreneurs
Buy from a Black WomenThe Black Woman Relief Fund will grant 15 Black Women Business Owner $1000. Owners must and be able to demonstrate that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing hardship
In3DC (Inclusive Incubator)Covid19 has impacted small businesses and we know being tech-enabled is key to every business’s future. In this program, we will focus on Small Businesses’ needs related to tech enablement and financial well being.
SoGal Foundation SoGal Foundation has teamed up with Winky LuxbluemercurytwelveNYC, and other sponsors to make a small step towards progress by providing several $10K and $5K cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs.


The Mom Project Stronger Together Fundhe Mom Project, a platform that connects employers to female candidates with a primary focus on helping moms re-enter the workforce, has started a $500,000 Stronger Together Fund.
Moms as EntrepreneursA nonprofit business incubator for women, has started a Covid-19 relief fund solely for businesses owned by mothers. The fund, which opened applications on May 18, will grant $500-$1,000 to mom entrepreneurs who have been shut out of government loans or other funding during the pandemic. 


Project InnovationLocal non-profit organizations that are helping to move communities forward by fostering the next generation of storytellers, are encouraging a culture of inclusion for underrepresented communities, providing youth with the tools they need to succeed across multiple disciplines, and are nurturing a culture of volunteerism and engagement in communities, are encouraged to submit a Project Innovation grant application. 14, 2020

Government Resources for Your Business

Impact Payments
Paycheck ProtectionA loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep workers on the payroll. (U.S. Small Business Administration).
Coronavirus Small Business Guide
Disaster Loan Assistance Information:Low-interest loans to businesses of all sizes, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters (U.S. SBA).
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Pandemic Unemployment AssistancePandemic Unemployment Assistance is a federal program for people who are unable to work as a result of COVID-19 and not eligible for regular state unemployment benefits, such as self-employed workers and independent contractors.
Coronavirus Tax Relief: .The IRS established a section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others (Internal Revenue Service)

  4 comments for “COVID 19 Resources for Your Business

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