Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

SBA.GOV Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Content Coronavirus Funding Options Guidance for Businesses and Employers Local Assistance Join the SBA’s Relief Efforts SBA Products and Resources […]

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How to Prepare-Here is what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community.

CDC.GOV Checklist to Prepare Find Local Information Know where to find local information on COVID-19 and local trends of COVID-19 cases. Follow Official Sources for Accurate Information!Help control the spread of rumors. Visit FEMA’s rumor control.Beware of fraud schemes related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit Office of Inspector General’s COVID-19 fraud alert. Know the Signs & Symptoms Know […]

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Use market research to find customers

SBA.GOV Market research blends consumer behavior and economic trends to confirm and improve your business idea. It’s crucial to understand your consumer base from the outset. Market research lets you reduce risks even while your business is still just a gleam in your eye. Gather demographic information to better understand opportunities and limitations for gaining […]

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Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO)

SBA.GOV The Office of Women’s Business Ownership helps women entrepreneurs through programs coordinated by SBA district offices. Programs include business training, counseling, federal contracts, and access to credit and capital. The OWBO oversees Women’s Business Centers (WBCs). These centers seek to level the playing field for all women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world. Businesses […]

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Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)

Devoted exclusively to promoting veteran entrepreneurship, the OVBD facilitates the use of all SBA programs by veterans, service-disabled veterans, reservists, active-duty service members, transitioning service members, and their dependents or survivors. SBA programs provide access to capital and preparation for small business opportunities. They can also connect veteran small business owners with federal procurement and […]

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