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Small business resource information

 

The following is a resource page for small businesses in Bessemer impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. Mayor Kenneth Gulley and the Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a teleconference on Thursday, May 7, 2020, with several lending institutions and representatives of local small businesses. Information on accessing working capital was shared. Participating institutions included: the Birmingham Business Resource Center, BB&T Bank, First Financial Bank, Hope Credit Union Enterprise Corporation, Liftfund, Sabre Financial and TruFund.

 

In addition, the following links provide information on how small businesses in Bessemer can access capital to assist them during the pandemic response. It is the goal of the city of Bessemer, in conjunction with the Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce, to find ways to connect local small businesses with resources they need to be successful during this difficult time.

 

To listen to May 7 teleconference: Teleconference link.

 

Resources links:

 

PPP Overview


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https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program

 

 

BB&T Bank. 

https://www.bbt.com/ – Contact a Mrs. Ashley Brazel. Bessemer Branch

 

Birmingham Business Resource Center (Bob Dickerson)  –

https://mybbrc.biz/


First Financial Bank

https://www.ffbalabama.com/ – Contact Cathy Ackerman, Neil Walker

 

Hope Credit Union Enterprise Corporation

 

https://hopecu.org/ – Contact Kendra Key

 

Liftfund

https://www.liftfund.com/ – Contact D’Undray Peterson. Bessemer Office.

 

Sabre Finance

https://sabrefinance.org/services – Ray Morris, CEO.

 

Sabre Financial Fact

 

TruFund

https://www.trufund.org/ – Contact Kim Carter Evans.

 

 

Additional links:

https://grants.ureeka.biz/salesforce?fbclid=IwAR0Fg_G_ie8P6Vls5yhu0I2XBGS_i6xz-f2cVXpp6ODl8fCem10Y83K_7Gc

 

https://www.harbert.net/hmc-hmc-is-launching-and-funding-the-hero-small-business-relief-fund/?fbclid=IwAR0h-wRILew5GqBOTjtxz82LhaH8yRnInTq6ziko9G01H4nE5T1ON_hgefI

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