COVID-19 Resources

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the economy, social enterprises, small businesses and their millions of employees. While the future course of this pandemic is unknown, it’s important to focus on what is within your control.

There’s an overwhelming amount of information being distributed about the virus: who it’s affecting, what you can do, daily shelter-in-place updates and endless company statements on their COVID-19 responses. With that in mind, the goal of this updated information hub is to provide you with a consolidated list of resources for navigating your social enterprise through these uncertain times.

Of course, our main priority is the health of society. Please listen to the CDC and the World Health Organization for recommendations on taking care of yourself and your workplace while protecting at-risk populations.

Resource Boards

TrustLaw Resource Board – Social enterprise-focused webinars and pro-bono offerings

B Corporation’s Business and Worker Resource Center

SCVO Coronavirus Third Sector Information Hub

COVID-19 Non-Profit and Philanthropy Resources — A community-created guidebook on philanthropy response, donor communication, relevant grant opportunities and useful Twitter hashtags.

CASE at Duke’s Capital Relief Resource for Entrepreneurs -— A searchable database for grants, loans and other opportunities.

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship — Crisis Management Resources

Small Business Majority — Daily updates on COVID-19 and Free Informative Webinars

Bank Rate Resources for Latino Entrepreneurs

Nonprofit HR Coronavirus Digital Information Portal — Information, Resources and Evolving News for Social Impact Organization Strategies and Planning

Penn State Social Science Research Institute Covid-19 Board

ELEVATION Nonprofit Resource List

LBMC Family of Companies — Covid-19 Updates, Paycheck Protection Program and Economy Injury Disaster Loan information

Forge North — a Minnesota start-up community platform that is rallying support for COVID-19. Look for similar groups in your local area.


Forbes Small Business Relief Programs

Charity Charge — 7 COVID-19 Emergency Funding Programs Available to Nonprofits

Pioneer’s Post — International and UK-based funding opportunities for social enterprises

Charity Bank — Emergency funding for charities and social sector organizations

Small Business Association — Guidance and Loan Resources for COVID-19

Best Practices and Advice

Westaway’s Entrepreneur Playbook for COVID-19

Lumos Transforms Anchoring Resilience in Turbulent Times – Daily free webinar

Take these 8 steps to “coronavirus-proof your business.”

Consider a bridge loan, but read this article first.

Scaling Good — 15 Ways to Keep Your Business Growing

B-Corp’s “B The Change” — articles about sticking together during these times and community building strategies and resources.

Follow this Nonprofit Crisis Management Checklist

Read this offer from Oliberte if you or anyone you know is in need of masks

How to Support Others

Catalyst Kitchens — Support Local Hunger Relief

The Review — Support Local and Small Businesses

FreeFrom — Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

Apolis is creating customizable masks and providing one day of diapers for an American family impacted by COVID-19 for every purchase made.

face2face is a new buy-one, give-one mask company benefitting frontline medical workers.

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