Owning a small business is never easy, but it’s even more challenging now, with so many owners unable to meet overhead or pay salaries. But help is out there. If you’re a small business owner struggling with the loss of income due to COVID-19, below are links to resources for information on the assistance available to help get you through this difficult time.

Need additional resources around STEAM? The T.D. Jakes Foundation has compiled a list of STEAM resources for education during COVID-19, the arts, coding, and engineering and even resources specifically for kids and teachers.

Today, in the United States, there are approximately 2.6 million Black-owned businesses—a number has risen by more than 30 percent in the past decade.

Individuals, corporations, foundations and major nonprofits can invest in these companies by doing business with them.