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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.

Here are some additional information regarding PPP - PPP CalculatorInformation on PPPBusiness Resilience Advice, How to qualify for PPP?New $10,000 EIDL grants.

Go to this site for more information on all options:  SBA COVID-19 Relief Options

Free Mentoring

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.

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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.

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Online Library

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.

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Got business questions? Gray Poehler's got answers in his bi-weekly Ask SCORE article, published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Read more

Volunteer with SCORE

SCORE offers many ways to volunteer and give back to small business communities nationwide. Read more

SCORE Richmond Local Events

Live Event

How to Price Products & Services

May 18, 2021, 6:30pm EDT
Via Zoom
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