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The most important information you need to know right now about the Federal Coronavirus Relief Bill (CARES Act), which will support small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and through an expanded form of SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs).

Facebook $100M Small Business Grants Program – $100M in cash and ad credits
U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship’s Guide to the CARES Act
PPP Extension & Increased Flexibility: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 & Other Updates
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updated January 11th, 2021
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund (focus on entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically under-served communities) – increased by $2.5M to $7.5M
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Small Business Grant (via $1M grant from Sam’s Club)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Save Small Business Fund ($5000 grants)
Opportunity Fund (specializes in money lending to small businesses owned by women, immigrants, and people of color): Assistance for Small Business Owners Affected by COVID-19
Hello Alice’s Business for All Grant: grants up to $50,000 to support business growth, including $10,000 emergency COVID-19 grants to help small businesses in crisis
The HELM: Your Complete Guide to Emergency Funding: Everything Female Founders Need to Know
Lioness Magazine: COVID-19 Resources For Entrepreneurs

Tools & Resources

Know Your Numbers

AmEx The 2019 State of Women-Owned Business Report
DAME Magazine How to Build a True Women’s Economy
DocSendThe Seed Squeeze: A Precursor to Pitching in a Pandemic
Fortune Female Founders Got 2% of Venture Capital Dollars in 2017
Funding For Female Founders Stalled at 2.2% of VC Dollars in 2018
HBR Male and Female Entrepreneurs Get Asked Different Questions by VCs — and It Affects How Much Funding They Get
Intentional Equity The Ultimate, Crowd-Sourced List of Organizations Supporting Founders of Diverse Backgrounds
Lioness Magazine The 2020 Resource Guide For Female Entrepreneurs
McKinsey Why Diversity Matters
Pitchbook VC Female Founders Report (2020)
Pitchbook & All Raise All In: Women in the VC Ecosystem (2019)
TechCrunch US VC Investment in Female Founders Hits All-time High
TechCrunchUpdate to the Crunchbase Women in Venture Report

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