SCORE Launches Small Business Resilience Hub

 Offering remote mentoring, training and resources for surviving and thriving in the face of adversity

Go to: https://www.score.org/recovery/small-business-resilience

SCORE's recommendations on what to do now to save your small business:

https://www.score.org/blog/what-to-do-now-save-your-small-business-covid-19

Assistance for Businesses and Employees - Loans and Benefits available during the Coronavirus Crisis

SBA - U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
 Don't know where to get started? Latest Relief Options & FAQs https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
 Coronavirus Loan and Debt Relief Options - THE PPP PROGRAM REOPENED FOR APPLICATIONS ON APRIL 27 - DON'T WAIT TO APPLY  https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program#section-header-0

 Recommended Sign up for SBA Email alerts to all developments
 Recommended Sign up for SBA Email alerts to all developments
   
Get Local SBA Assistance at Massachusetts District Office - Call 800-659-2955, Email: massachusettsdo@sba.gov

Two key Coronavirus Emergency Relief Loans: Emergency Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) & Payroll Protection Program (PPP)

► Comparison of EIDL & PPP Relief Loans
► Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency available from SBA (EIDL)
    • Offers $10,000 advance now available as a grant
    • Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application
► Payroll Protection Program (PPP)
    • PPP Information for Borrowers - Details & FAQs
    •  Available to Small Businesses, Independent Contractors, Self-employed persons, NonProfits & many more
    • Loan Application Form (Sample) - Available from SBA approved banks
    • Massachusetts Lender List

More Useful Resources

► BUSINESS OWNERS GUIDE to the CARES Act - includes details, Q&As for:
     • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans
     • Economic Injury Disaster Loans & Emergency Economic Injury Grants
     • Small Business Debt Relief Program
     • Small Business Tax Provisions
► U.S. Chamber of Commerce -  Complete Coronavirus coverage, updated daily
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Coronavirus Emergency Loans - Small Business Guide & Checklist - Excellent
Massachusetts Assistance and Dept of Unemployment Resources - 

    Are you an employer who is interested in avoiding layoffs? Learn more about WorkShare specifics:  https://www.mass.gov/service-details/workshare-information-for-employers
   • COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Massachusetts Businesses 
   • Frequently Asked Question about COVID-10: Employee Rights & Employer Obligations

   • Benefits & Filing Claims
   • Sign up for a town hall presentation on applying for unemployment assistance
   • Step by Step Resource Guide for filing for Unemployment
► How Businesses Can Prepare for Coronavirus 
► Crisis Communications Planning Checklist 

Food Business Checklist & Resource Guide

A Quick Reference for Restaurants and Food Service Environments: https://sema.score.org/resource/food-business-checklist-and-resource-guide

SCORE's Online Support Is Available via Video Conference, Phone or Email

The health of small business owners, their employees and the SCORE network of volunteers remain our top priority.  In the wake of recent developments relating to COVID-19, SCORE is temporarily suspending in-person events until further notice.  However, continued support is fully available and mentoring can be scheduled by Video Conferencing, Phone or Email.  Get Help Applying for an SBA Loan - Call SCORE at 508-587-2673 or contact online

 

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Coronavirus Emergency Loans and Benefits for Small Business