National Small Business Week 2020 has come to a close, but there’s still a chance to get to know our winners. Many of SBA’s winners are veterans, women and minority-owned small businesses. Learn about their achievements and dedication to their communities.
Cyber attacks are a growing concern for small businesses. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and it’s a good reminder to learn how to keep your business safe. Learn more about the threats and how to protect your business.
Be aware, a fire can happen anywhere. This Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, take the time to create an emergency preparedness plan. The SBA has resources to help you.
The SBA is hiring temporary employees to assist with disaster relief efforts during these unprecedented times. The positions include:
- Call Center Customer Service Representative
- Document Preparation/Legal Review/Loan Closings
- Loan Processing/Credit Analysis/Mortgage Underwriting
- Program Support
Federal Coronavirus Resources
State, local, and federal agencies are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Check out coronavirus.gov for updates from the White House’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force. Go to cdc.gov for detailed information about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Learn more about the federal government’s response
Virtual Mentoring and Training
Offices around the country may be closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, Veterans Business Outreach Centers and other resource partners are providing free business mentoring and training by phone, email, and video.
Find an SBA resource partner near you