Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices is a new initiative designed to help small business owners in the United States advocate for policy changes that will help their businesses, their employees, and their communities. We provide the 10,000 Small Businesses Voices community with the tools, resources, and training needed to make their voices heard and drive tangible impact against real issues. 

Small Business Voices Community Efforts

An Open Letter to the US Congress, Signed by the 10,000 Small Businesses Voices Community

Over 1,200 alums of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program have signed an open letter to Congress urging leaders to pass relief for small businesses, who are still facing unprecedented challenges from the pandemic.

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Small Business Insights

Disappointed and Frustrated, Small Business Owners Feel Left Behind by Congress 
SEP 2020 – A recent survey of 860 Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses graduates underscores the urgent need for additional relief and a comprehensive federal agenda.
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Ohio Business Owners Respond 
JUL 2020 – Survey of  Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses participants from Ohio explores the need for additional loan funding in the Buckeye State. 
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If Congress CARES, Round Two Must Go Through
JUL 2020 – Survey of 1,500+ Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses participants explores the need for additional loan funding, COVID’s impact on business owners, and the tough road to recovery for Black-owned businesses.
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US Small Business Owners: COVID Will Have Lasting Impact 
MAY 2020 – A survey of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses participants highlights status of loan funds and that COVID-19 will change how they operate their businesses. 
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See How We’ve Deployed Capital to Small Businesses Across the U.S.
MAY 2020 – Through our CDFI partners, we have rapidly deployed capital to underserved communities and small businesses. See the overview of where the dollars went.
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Voices Events and Conversations

Virtual Capitol Hill Week


On June 9th -11th, more than 2,000 small business owners joined the 10,000 Small Businesses Voices Virtual Capitol Hill Week to connect with Members of Congress through 400+ online meetings to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill. 

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Conversations

We connect with US political leaders to discuss the current state of small businesses.

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing access to education, capital and business support services. 
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US Small Business Resources
Our new resource center for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the US and UK navigating the fallout from COVID-19 includes policy explainers, loan application instructions, related Goldman Sachs programs, and a roundup of additional resources.
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