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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. Entrepreneur Works Loans up to $50,000 for existing businesses, $15,000 for start-ups 400 Market... 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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Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)

The Free Library of Philadelphia's Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC) is an excellent source of information and assistance for entrepreneurs and nonprofits at every... 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. Philadelphia LawWorks  - ... Read more
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Non-Profit Resources

The following documents and links provide some insights and directions for forming a non-profit business. Internal Revenue Service Applying for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status How to... 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 Guide to Business Registration (PDF) Business Name... Read more
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FAQs

The following Frequently Asked Questions will provide you with more information about working with SCORE Philadelphia mentors. Who is eligible for free mentoring? Our clients are... 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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COVID-19 Resources

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

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"Startup Basics" Workshop Presentation

The "Startup Basics" is essential for those thinking about starting a business, or anyone who has a business idea but needs assistance in getting focused and organized. 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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Financial Projections Template

Financial projections use existing or estimated financial data to forecast your business’s future income and expenses. They often include different scenarios so you can see how... Read more

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

As a startup, you’ll need to include a cash flow statement in the financial section of your business plan. “How can I have cash flow when my business isn’t open yet?” you may ask... Read more

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Balance Sheet Template

Your balance sheet helps you understand the relationship between your income and your expenses, so you can maintain profitability. This document will help you become a profit... Read more