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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Resources:
SCORE Richmond continues to offer free remote mentoring via video, phone and email during these difficult times.
SCORE now offers the Small Business Resilience Hub with a host of educational materials, online workshops and support services to help your business adapt, reopen and grow successfully through COVID-19 or any disaster.
New mandatory workplace safety rules are now in place for safely operating a business amidst the COVID-19 crisis. The new rules will last for at least 6 months and depend on the risk exposure for the business. For more info, go to DOLI COVID-19 Education and Training.
Get up-to-date information on COVID-19 tax and filing requirements and benefits here: Tax Credit and Filing Assistance
Listen to a Recording of the SCORE Richmond Business Recovery Roundtable session on May 28th. This very informative and inspiring session featured 5 local business owners.
Update on the EIDL and CARES Act Purchase Protection Program (PPP):
Monday, January 11 and Tuesday, January 12 the PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) loan portal re-opens with priority for underserved small businesses. At this time the SBA will only be accepting applications from community financial institutions.
Signed into law in late 2020 the new Economic Aid act extended the EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) deadline to December 31, 2021 and set aside additional budget for PPP loans to help alleviate the financial burden on small businesses as the result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Go to this SBA.org site for more information on all options: SBA COVID-19 Relief Options
Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.
Workshops & Events
Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.
If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the informtion you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.