Assistance for Small Business Owners Affected by COVID-19

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Opportunity Fund is committed to supporting small businesses that are financially struggling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a small business owner who’s business has been impacted, please contact us directly so that we may better serve you.

  • If you are an existing customer who has been impacted by Covid-19 and concerned about missing a loan payment, contact us at 877-629-2709 or paymentsupport@opportunityfund.org
  • If you are seeking new financing through a non-PPP loan, contact us at 888-720-3215 (888-648-7859 en español) or click here to begin your request.
  • If you are a funder or are interested in supporting Opportunity Fund’s efforts during this time, please visit our Small Business Relief Fund page. 

We understand that this is a very difficult time for you, your family, and your business. We are committed to providing you with the best customer service through this crisis and beyond. 

Informative Webinar Series

We are pleased to offer a webinar series to keep entrepreneurs informed about helpful resources and best practices during this crisis. Please see links below to register for upcoming webinars:

Events

RESILIENT TOGETHER: SMALL BUSINESS STORIES. 

On Tuesday, October 27, we invite you to virtually join Opportunity Fund for a quick, 30-minute coffee break to listen to stories from small business owners across the country. RSVP here.

Financial Empowerment Resources

(Offered for free in partnership with Accion Opportunity Fund)

MicroMentor: Looking for a mentor?

 

MicroMentor connects entrepreneurs and mentors devoted to solving business challenges. Opportunity Fund is offering this service to small business owners in English and Spanish for free! Sign up to get expert advice on financial planning and record keeping, applying for loans and grants, pivoting to new business models, marketing to new customers, and adopting alternative sales channels, to name a few.   

Visit MicroMentor to get started today! 

Trust Plus: Trying to tighten up your personal finances?

 

TrustPlus offers free one-on-one personal financial coaching in English and Spanish to small business owners, sponsored by Opportunity Fund. Some of the coaching areas include: establishing a savings account, managing debt and improving credit score. 

To sign-up, go to the TrustPlus webpage or text “OppFund” to (646) 349-5959

 

MOBI (My Own Business Institute): Free university certificate program in 20hrs?

MOBI is the world’s leading provider of free online education entrepreneurs. There are two ways to learn:

  1. Enroll: Choose among three entrepreneur courses and earn a Certificate of Completion in just 20 hours from Santa Clara University. 
  2. Browse: 35 topics to find answers to your most immediate business questions. 

Start courses here! 

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

Opportunity Fund is partnering with the Federal Reserve on a national survey of small businesses. This survey amplifies the voices of small businesses like yours, and provides important information to policymakers who make decisions that affect small businesses. All responses are confidential and survey results will be shared with participants. The survey closes October 31, 2020.

Make your voice heard and take the 10-minute survey today.

 

Community Partner Resources

Resource Guides

  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO)COVID-19 resources
  • Venturize, by Small Business Majorityfree online resource hub for small business owners
  • Gusto – updated daily with the latest information on grants, loans and other resources at a national and local level
  • Hello Alice – COVID-19 Business Resource Center
  • Guideline – Curated guides, articles and news — for a better retirement

 

Past Webinar Recordings

You can also watch the following recordings of past webinars we have hosted (click links for detailed description):

 

Spanish Language Resources

 

As an organization, Opportunity Fund stands with everyone calling for an end to racism and injustice and to affirm: Black Lives Matter. Please see our full statement HERE for Anti-racism Resources to learn about how you can take action.