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.
What is SCORE?
SCORE’s mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. With the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs since 1964.
Remote SCORE Mentors are Available
SCORE mentors are available to work remotely via phone, email, and video. This allows you to connect safely with our expert mentors from your own home.
SCORE Small Business Resilience Hub
We know that disasters and economic downturns bring unprecedented challenges. But what if the obstacle you are experiencing right now is your opportunity to grow stronger and more successful than you’ve ever been? What if you could do more than just survive? What if you could thrive?
Our Resilience Hub offers training, resources, and remote mentoring to help your small business adapt and succeed.Visit the Resilience Hub
Do you need help starting or growing your business?
Use one of the options below to find your mentor:
SCORE offers live & recorded webinars & interactive courses on demand.
Help Small Businesses Thrive
Our amazing team of volunteer mentors has helped entrepreneurs navigate through all stages of their businesses, especially through difficult times. This is a great chance to give back to your community during these unprecedented challenges.
Share your talents and expertise to help small businesses turn obstacles into opportunities for growth.Become a SCORE volunteer
Right now, Black entrepreneurs are facing unique barriers to business success.
At SCORE, we’re working to change that by removing those obstacles and providing Black small business owners with access to personalized support. That’s why we created SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs: to meet you where you are and get you where you want to go.Visit SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs
A Message from Our CEO:
SCORE remains dedicated to our mission of fostering vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. These past few months have taken a toll on many of the small businesses and communities we serve. SCORE’s network of 10,000 volunteer men and women stands ready to support the small business owners we serve. Entrepreneurs are, by nature, courageous and resilient.
Small businesses can and will rebuild, and SCORE is here to help when you need it most.
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