Resources for US small-business owners

“What resources are available to support my business during the COVID-19 crisis?”

Here are programs and support resources that McKinsey & Company offers at no cost to small-business owners.

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Financial support and official information

Review official government resources and learn about loans, grants, donations, and other relief funding


Learn about opportunities to reduce or defer costs, such as taxes, rent or mortgages, utilities, and insurance


Find information on where to apply for unemployment relief, health coverage, and other resources to support employees

PRO_BONO_SUPPORT_TITLEPro bono and nonfinancial support

Find expert services at little or no cost, as well as local, industry and community support

Planning to reopen

“How can I get my business up and running again?”


Taking your business online

Find tips on building a website, connecting with customers, and managing e-commerce


Considering reopening

Review considerations for thinking through what is best for your business, employees, and customers


Preparing to reopen

Explore ideas for implementing official guidelines at your business

Back to business

“How might I think about the future of the business?”


Consumer sentiment

Coming soon!


Small-business sentiment

Find insights into how other small-business owners and operators are feeling and thinking at this time


Ideas from other businesses

Coming soon!


Ways to ask for support

Coming soon!

The COVID-19 crisis disproportionately impacts minority workers and minority-owned businesses, with the greatest impact on Black and Latinx communities. In light of these disparities, we are committed to increasing Black and other minority-specific SMB support and voices we feature on our website. Please submit additional resources via the feedback button below:

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