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COVID-19 Resources for Business Owners

We are here to serve and support our corporate partners, our WBEs, and our entrepreneurial start-ups through the business and life changes of COVID-19.

We are collating all resources we come across to share.

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WBENC’s COVID-19 Suppliers List

Are you a WBENC-Certified WBE with COVID-19 related supplies or services? WBENC is gathering supplier information in order to quickly respond to requests from WBENC Corporate & Government Member. Submit your information here.


Free Business Consulting for Covid-19 Affected Businesses in SE PA

WBEC-East has received additional resources for our Women’s Business Center grant through the U.S. Small Business Administration to connect eligible for-profit businesses in Southeastern Pennsylvania with various subject matter experts.

This funding allows us to offer free business consultants to business which have been directly impacted by COVID-19.

To get started, please complete the inquiry form posted above and someone will be in touch with you shortly!

Fill Out Inquiry Form


Transitioning to a Remote Work Environment: Privacy and Security Concerns

The team at XPAN Law developed some helpful information to consider to ensure that your company remains secure and private during this transition. 

For a complete copy of this information, please download the pdf here.


COVID-19 Business Assessment Center

Ludwig Business Consultants have been speaking with business owners and key stakeholders about their financial health. They have created the Business Assessment Center to lead you through this period of uncertainty. They will work with you to triage and assess your company’s immediate needs and to develop a business recovery plan.

For more information, visit their website.


Coronavirus Covid-19 Workplace Safety Guide

As part of their mission of improving safety in the workplace, MYCA Learning has compiled and vetted the top subject-matter-expert information on coronavirus Covid-19 and created the Workplace Safety Guide.

Safety Guide E-Book


Marketing and Communication Resources from Slice

Slice Communications has complied free marketing and communications resources related to COVID-19.

Communication through a crisis situation is most effective when it is clear and consistent. Creating a plan with primary messages, delivery methodologies, and regular cadence can make all the difference in ensuring that communication is thoughtful and strategic.

Marketing Resources


The COVID-19 Story Project

The COVID-19 Story Project is inspired by “The Decameron”, a collection of stories set during the Black Plague of 1348. Published in 1353, the stories are told by ten men and women who self-isolate (true story) and pass the time in quarantine by telling stories.

Bridge View Media is collecting stories during this outbreak. You can read selected stories and/or share your own story!

Read About the Project


Loans and Economic Relief Information

SBA Disaster Loans SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan

Disaster Loan & Paycheck Program Loan Comparison Infographic    Decision Tree for COVID19 Loans and grants

US Chamber of Commerce Small Business Guide and Checklist for Coronavirus Emergency Loans   Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

SBA Disaster Resources Statement – ENGLISH   SBA Disaster Resources Statement – SPANISH  

Save Small Business Fund



Delaware State Business Resources     Delaware Hospitality Emergency Relief Program

Delaware Expansion of Unemployment Benefits


New Jersey

New Jersey State Business Resources     New Jersey Small & Medium Business Resources

NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program   Woman’s Way Rapid Response Fund



Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund Pennsylvania State Business Resources

Pennsylvania SBA Loans Pennsylvania CFA Small Business Program

The Enterprise Center Capital Corporation Loan   Pennsylvania Manufacturing Call to Action

PIDC COVID-19 Business Resource Library Fund   Free 1hour Remote Legal Consultations

Woman’s Way Rapid Response Fund   PA Unemployment For Freelancers 

PA 30 Day Fund


National Resources:

WBENC Resources   Verizon Small Business Fund

ICIC Small Biz Resource Center for CA, MA & CT   Spanx Global Giving Fund

Domestic Violence Hotline (for those quarantined with an abuser)   Non-Medical Masks

CLA Financial Management & WebinarsCDC Disinfecting & Cleaning Guidelines for Reopening