Due to technical issues, the SBA has temporarily suspended the Shuttered Venues Operator Grant (SVOG) application portal.
With the passing of the most recent Covid-19 relief bill $7.25 billion has been added to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Additionally, the deadline for submitting an application has been extended to May 31, 2021. Additional funds have also been added to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.
The SBA has extended the deferment period for all disaster loans received in 2020 or 2021, including the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) until 2022.
Give back to small business:
Volunteer with SCORE
Small businesses need help now more than ever. As small business communities recover, you can be a part of helping them return as prosperous and thriving establishments in your local community. New startup businesses are also springing up. Join SCORE’s volunteer force to be part of helping small businesses start, grow and thrive.
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 is here to help women small business owners.
SCORE is here to help you fulfill your business ownership goals and achieve greater success. Along with resources and tools created especially for women entrepreneurs, SCORE offers free business mentors. SCORE mentors, many of them successful women small business owners in their own right, are ready to help you achieve your business goals.
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.
Do you need help starting or growing your business?
Use one of the options below to find your mentor:
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
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
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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