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Business Entrepreneurial Stewardship Training

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Recommended Resource:

The Digital Transformation PlayBook:

Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age by David L. Rogers

Includes a Bonus PDF Workbook with AudioBook.

Rethink your business for the digital age.

Every business begun before (the Pandemic on) the Internet now faces the same challenge: How to transform to compete in a digital economy?

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Disaster Loan Assistance

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters

LegalZoom & NBA Fast Break For Small Business Grants

We've teamed up with the NBA, WNBA, and NBA G League to assist communities by helping small business. LegalZoom is committing $6 million in grants and services to help small business owners who need better access to funding and legal services. Our goal is to change the game for small business owners and remove the barriers often faced by minorities, women, immigrants and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

City Of Los Angeles Comeback Checks Program

The Comeback Checks Program will provide $5,000 grants to approximately 5,000 L.A. businesses. Grant recipients will be selected through a weighted lottery process, with final award recommendations based on availability of funds, program guidelines, submission of all required information and supporting documentation.

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program

Our online curriculum is designed to give small businesses like yours the personalized tools to succeed in today's digital world. Learning modules, expert coaching, peer networking and more—it's all here, and it’s all part of our goal to provide resources to help one million small businesses thrive in the digital economy.

Register now for our free online curriculum and move your business forward. Grants available to participating businesses.

Reach Customers Online With Google

Reach Customers Online with Google: Tuesday, November 2 at 12pm

Learn how your business can be found online with Google. This workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve a website's visibility with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). 

California Rebuilding Fund

The California Rebuilding Fund is a loan program to support California’s small businesses—especially those located in economically disadvantaged and historically under-banked areas of the state. Businesses who employed 50 or less full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) and had gross revenues of less than $2.5 million or below in 2019 are eligible to apply. Full eligibility requirements are included in the Business Requirements tab.

Shopify And Operation Hope Join Forces To Create One Million Black-Owned Businesses

In our efforts to see these statistics improve over time, we’re announcing today our participation in HOPE One Million New Black Business & New Black Entrepreneurship Initiative (1MBB) with our intention to provide up to approximately $130 million of resources over the course of this initiative to help create one million new Black-owned businesses in the U.S. by 2030.

Farmers & Merchants Bank Micro/Small Business Grant Program 2021

Farmers & Merchants Bank was founded in 1907 on the principles of honesty, integrity, the home, the church, and service above self. Each year F&M Bank gives away more than $1 million to charities, non-profit organizations, and religious entities within the communities we serve.

In response to escalating need for pandemic relief resources, F&M Bank is committing $40,000 to support local micro or small businesses adversely impacted by COVID-19 who have been forced to make adjustments to stabilize the business while continuing to support the local community. Eligible businesses may apply for a grant up to $5,000.

Applications Close 30 October.

Comcast RISE Program

Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment. These are the cornerstones of Comcast RISE, a multi-year commitment to provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses.

Cathay Bank Smart Loans

Cathay Bank offers several affordable working capital lines of credit to help small businesses prosper and grow. The three “Smart” loans have simplified underwriting and documentation requirements, reduced collateral, and a streamlined application process for profitable businesses with good business and personal credit history.

Fiserv Back2Business Grant

In partnership with AEO, we are pleased to announce the Fiserv Back2Business Grants for Small Business Program, which will award up to $10,000 to Black- and minority-owned businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and social unrest. We are equipping these businesses with vital education, coaching, and capital to truly fuel growth of our communities, creating sustainable business and shared value for all.

Kiva 0% Interest Crowdfunding Loans for Small Businesses

Kiva is a non-profit that expands access to capital for entrepreneurs around the world. More than 2.5 million people have raised over $1 billion on Kiva.

Public Counsel Women Entrepreneurs Pro Bono Legal Assistance

One-On-One Legal Services, Legal Clinics & Workshops

 Company Formation

 Contracts & Leases

 Employees & Independent Contractors

 Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights

 Loans & Investment

Fluent Business Empowerment Program

Fluent’s Business Empowerment Program is designed to help minority and women-owned businesses succeed in today’s digital economy. Applications Open until 15 December.

IFundWomen Grants

At IFundWomen, we have a wide variety of grants available to our members, from our monthly "pay-it-forward" grant to those from generous partners like adidas, Unilever, Visa, Barbara Corcoran & Systane, GingerBread Capital, and more.

What is Ready, Set, Bank?

Ready, Set, Bank℠ gives people everywhere the tools and confidence to start banking online. Our videos guide learners through every step of the process, with overviews and step-by-step tutorials to help them manage their finances electronically.

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