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Post questions, offer advice, and share resources with thousands of entrepreneurs navigating these uncertain times alongside you. Our online Business for All community and twice weekly Community on Call virtual meetups are here to help you support each other as well as receive expert advice.

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Hello Alice is a free platform that helps businesses launch and grow. Learn more at


COVID-19 Business 

Resource Center

Updated daily, with real-world funding, resources, and support for small business owners adapting to the impacts of coronavirus. Hello Alice is the largest small business community helping owners launch and grow.

Apply for a COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant

Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus, as part of our broader mission to ensure Business for All. In addition to funding, grant recipients will receive ongoing support from the Hello Alice community.


We’re here to help you succeed

We get it, times are tough. In fact 66% of Military Family members have said that their biggest challenge is reduced sales, due to the declining economy. Our resource center has partnerships and resources expressly developed for the purpose of empowering and growing small businesses created by all those entrepreneurs who identify as part of the military-connected community: all branches of the US military, active and reserve component members, Military spouses, and Veterans. We can connect you with organizations, helpful guides, expert mentors and as well as a community of entrepreneurs just like you.

What do you need help with?

50+ Financial Support Resources for your Business

From corporate funds to government grants, we've compiled financing opportunities to help your business when funds are particularly tight.

SBA Disaster Recovery Loans

Corporate Emergency Funds

Local, State and National Government Aid

Apply for a SBA Disaster Loan

About Hello Alice

Hello Alice is a free, multichannel platform that helps businesses launch and grow. With a community of more than 200,000 business owners in all 50 states and across the globe, Hello Alice is building the largest network of owners in the country, while tracking data and trends to increase the success rate for entrepreneurs. Our partners include enterprise business services, government agencies, and institutions looking to serve small and medium sized businesses to ensure increased revenues and promote scale. Co-headquartered in Houston and San Francisco, and founded by Carolyn Rodz and Elizabeth Gore, we believe in Business for All by providing access to all owners including women, people of color, military connected owners, the LGBTQ+ community, entrepreneurs with disabilities, and everyone with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Apply for a COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant 

Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants being distributed immediately to small business owners impacted by coronavirus, as part of our broader mission to ensure Business for All. While there are more applications than funding, we are disbursing funding on a rolling basis and therefore continuing to review new applications.

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Get connected with our military partner organizations

Explore how-to-guides & partner resources 

Hello Alice has developed step-by-step guides to help you navigate the most common challenges COVID-19 has presented to small businesses, and brought in trusted partner resources to help you through this new normal.

How to Visualize your COVID-19 Success Plan


50+ Financial Resources for Small Business Covid-19 Impact

AMSE Sponsored Guide: Pivot Your Business Like A Military Spouse

Learn About Veteran-Owned Business Certifications


Hello Alice Vets Fellowship with the Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is offering the Hello Alice  Veteran Community a fellowship to participate in their Fall 2020 program.


Veteran's Advantage

Veteran Advantage provides exclusive benefits and discounts for the military, veterans, and their families.


Boots to Business Revenue Readiness Program

A virtual program that prepares  veterans to take their business idea from concept to an executable  business model.


We've assembled hundreds of resources specific to managing your business through COVID-19. From step-by-step guides on how to temporarily close your business to the latest emergency funding opportunities, find everything you need to weather the pandemic.

Find Support Through the COVID-19 Business Resource Center

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Watch the full Founder Institute webinar with Elizabeth Gore on resources and strategies for underrepresented business owners.

Founder Institute Webinar


Find Resources for Military-Connected Entrepreneurs


Apply for a Business for All Grant

To ensure Business for All, Hello Alice with the support of Verizon, Silicon Valley Bank, Ebay Foundation, UBS, Visible, and Stacy’s Rise Project offered $10,000 emergency grants to small business owners impacted by the pandemic. We are proud to be distributing over $1.5 million in funds to 154 awardees of the COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grant, which has closed for applications. Owners can now submit for the general Business for All program, which offers exclusive mentorship opportunities and grants of up to $50,000 to support long-term business growth. Applications are open through September 25, and recipients will be announced later this fall.

Learn more about how grants are awarded and the opportunities for small business owners.


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