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SCORE Philadelphia Local Resources

The following links provide access to helpful software and information regarding legal entities, statutes, business income taxes, licenses, permits, ordinances, regulations and... Read more

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SCORE Philadelphia Microlenders

The following links provide access to microlenders in the Philadelphia area. Read more

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Funding Opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses

Black business owners face many hurdles, especially when it comes to securing capital. Here is a comprehensive list of government agencies, venture capital firms and programs that... Read more

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Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)

The Free Library of Philadelphia's Business Resource... Read more

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Nonprofit Resources

The following documents and links provide some insights and directions for starting a nonprofit business. Read more

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Regional Foundation Center

The Regional Foundation Center informs the local nonprofit sector through research, resources, and workshops. The RFC houses Philadelphia's largest publicly accessible collection... Read more

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Business Registration in Pennsylvania

The following links to the Pennsylvania Department of State website provide information about business registration in the state Read more

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Food Service Industry Resources

Starting a food business in Philadelphia? Here is a guide on food safety, licensing and permits in the City of Philadelphia for restaurant owners, caterers, event planners,... Read more

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Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

Many federal, state, and local government agencies have special programs established to provide contracts for businesses certified as one of the following:Minority Business... Read more

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Legal Services

The following links provide access to legal clinics and pro-bono legal firms that can provide helpful information regarding legal services and questions. Read more

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Home-Based Business Information

In addition to all of the concerns with any small business, starting a business from your home has additional issues that you'll need to be concerned with. Read more

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Philadelphia Opportunity Zones

The City of Philadelphia invites and encourages you to be part of its continued evolution, history, and prosperity by investing in our federal opportunity zones. We are seeking... Read more

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COVID-19 Resources

The following links provide access to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resources and information: Read more

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FAQs

The following Frequently Asked Questions will provide you with more information about working with SCORE Philadelphia mentors. Read more

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Funding for Women in Business

This document provides links to organizations that provide funding for women in business Read more

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Grant Funding Readiness Self-Assessment

Use this form to determine whether your initiative or project is a good fit for grant funding or whether you may need to plan more Read more

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Grant Search 101

There is no one-stop-shop for all grants or even for all potential grantees. Researching grants will always take time, knowledge of where to look, and even a little luck finding... Read more