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The LiftFund Dallas/Fort Worth Women’s Business Center (WBC) is dedicated to supporting business owners, especially women and minorities, through business education and business consulting. We understand how challenging it is for small businesses right now and want to make sure you gain access to the resources and training you need to overcome setbacks caused by COVID-19.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

COVID-19 Business Resiliency Program

COVID-19 Business Resiliency Program

This program is designed to help small business owners in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area successfully recover from the impact COVID-19 had on its business. Individuals who qualify for the program will receive free business assessments and consultations from subject matter experts. Participants will leave the program with strategies to help them recover quickly. Apply Here.
COVID-19 Business Advice

COVID-19 Business Advice

The CARES Act recently passed allowing the Small Business Administration to develop several COVID-19 relief programs. These programs help owners, like you, with covering payroll, working capital and other related expenses. If you need to speak with one of our business advisors to assist you or answer questions as it relates to the CARES Act, click to learn more.
How to Cope with COVID

How to Cope with COVID

During these unprecedented times, it is important to maintain good health and wellbeing. Led by a professional licensed counselor and life coach, How to Cope with COVID is a 3-month Emotional Wellness training and group coaching program for female entrepreneurs. Participants will learn to manage through a crisis and lead their business to recover. Apply Here.
COVID-19 Business Resiliency Videos

COVID-19 Business Resiliency Videos

Five 30-minute video training series lead by subject matter experts in supply chain and distribution, telework strategies for small businesses, online and remote customer service strategies, cybersecurity and general business strategies to mitigate the risks COVID-19. You can access these videos anytime you need through our learning management system. (Coming Soon)
COVID-19 Business Survival Guide

COVID-19 Business Survival Guide

COVID-19 Business Survival Guide contains tip sheets, a list of resources and articles for business owners to use as a guide to help them pivot their business during a pandemic. (Coming Soon)
COVID-19 Business Continuity & Recovery Planning

COVID-19 Business Continuity & Recovery Planning

A three-part webinar series providing steps to creating a business continuity plan to help your business recover from the impact of COVID-19. Participants can apply to receive three months of group coaching and support while creating their plan to recover. The training and coaching are led by a customized business plan writing company with credible experience in Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Fortune 500; start up and entrepreneurial experience. Apply Here.
Small Business Continuity Program

Small Business Continuity Program

Applications for the Small Business Continuity Fund (SBCF) loan and grant program are now being accepted! The SBCF program is available to low-to-moderate (LMI) microenterprise business owners (5 or fewer employees) or small businesses with 50 or fewer employees that retain LMI workers. Businesses must be located in the City of Dallas.
Protect the Fort

Protect the Fort

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the City of Fort Worth, and Visit Fort Worth joined forces to launch a Small Business Grant Program benefitting local small businesses as they begin to pivot their operations amidst coronavirus concerns. The Grant program, made possible by the generosity of Facebook’s Fort Worth Data Center.
City of Fort Worth Business Resiliency Microloan Program

City of Fort Worth Business Resiliency Microloan Program

The City of Fort Worth is teaming up with PeopleFund to launch the Business Resiliency Microloan Program, which is prepared to provide at least $850,000 to eligible businesses in Fort Worth who are being impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
SBA Resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19

SBA Resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19

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.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance

The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. Apply online today.

Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, is providing this guidance to assist businesses in calculating their payroll costs for purposes of determining the amount of a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan businesses can apply for.
CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus in 2020.
CDC Coronavirus Guidance

CDC Coronavirus Guidance

This map shows COVID-19 cases and deaths reported by U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and other U.S.-affiliated jurisdictions. Hover over the map to see the number of cases and deaths reported in each jurisdiction.
AICPA COVID Resource Center

AICPA COVID Resource Center

Finance has an important role to play in helping their organizations manage the uncertainly of COVID-19.
COVID Cap

COVID Cap

Covidcap.com is a searchable database of over $1 trillion in COVID-19 cash relief resources available to small business and nonprofit entrepreneurs everywhere.

Grow with Google

Grow with Google

Tools and resources to help small businesses manage through uncertainty during COVID-19.

Texas Workforce Commission

Texas Workforce Commission

Resources and information for the self-employed, job seekers, employers and child care.

COVID-19 Business Resource Center

COVID-19 Business Resource Center

Learn What You Need to Reopen or Refuel Your Small Business
At Hello Alice we know you have been through a lot during this pandemic. We are here with 150,000 of your fellow business owners to help you navigate your new normal with access to funding, e-learning guides, and mentorship.
Small Business Resources for Women

Small Business Resources for Women

In addition to the difficulties of receiving venture capital, especially considering that investors prefer entrepreneurial ventures pitched by attractive men, there are other hurdles that women face. Fiscal Tiger has put together tools and resources for women to access business training, mentorship, funding and investing resources, networking opportunities and technology.
Federal Resources for U.S. Small Businesses

Federal Resources for U.S. Small Businesses

Welcome to the official federal resource website for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). You can view relevant federal agency resources, access the latest news, and search for a Small Business Advisor near you.
COVID-19 Business Resource Center

COVID-19 Business Resource Center

The Revive Dallas Small Business Relief Fund is a Dallas County focused relief fund provided by the private business community in North Texas. This fund was created to support small business entrepreneurs who are in jeopardy of not surviving in the age of coronavirus, with a priority on providing funding to the minority and women-owned small businesses who have been unable to find the suitable funding to get them through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Legal Aid of N. West Texas

Legal Aid of N. West Texas

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas (LANWT) offers free civil legal assistance to low-income Texans who wouldn’t otherwise be able to secure such legal representation. The mission of Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is to ensure equal justice for low-income people through the provision of high-quality legal representation and to improve the lives of low-income Texans through the rule of law.
McKinney Strong Grant

McKinney Strong Grant

The City of McKinney, partnering with the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC), established the McKinney Strong Grant program, offering grants to eligible small and home-based businesses within McKinney that have endured economic hardships due to COVID-19. The grant is funded by up to $1 million dollars in unallocated MCDC promotional funds, as legislative parameters allow.

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