Nonprofits offer help for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting businesses and nonprofit organizations in ways few could have predicted a few months ago. 

FedEx provides millions of philanthropic dollars to several nonprofits that are helping women- and minority-owned businesses grow. 

Below is a listing of resources and services some of those organizations are offering for COVID-19-impacted small businesses.


Help for small businesses impacted by Covid-19 Pandemic

Vital Voices – launching podcast “Voices of Resilience,” featuring leaders across industries and cultures, each sharing unique insights into how they deal with crisis, how they motivate themselves and their teams and stay focused on the larger goal, and where they find the strength and courage to persevere.


Inner City Capital Connections  

Accion in the US

  • Webinar series (starting March 25)                 

  • Accion serving the East Coast has launched its COVID-19 Relief Program with the aim of helping over 2,000 small business owners withstand and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, preserving critical jobs and livelihoods.

  • Accion serving Illinois and Indiana


EPICenter –offering the opportunity to communicate with an expert.  They say” in addition to our existing network of business-support resources, we have a team of Experts-in-Residence — both generalists and subject-matter experts — who are available for 30-minute, one-on-one sessions to address any emergency/COVID-19-related needs you may have.”