Préstamos de emergencia COVID-19

A medida que evolucionan los desarrollos en respuesta a la propagación de COVID-19, sabemos que muchas pequeñas empresas tienen preguntas sobre las implicaciones dentro del lugar de trabajo, y las opciones de financiación que ayuden a impulsar sus negocios durante este momento difícil. Ofrecemos consejos, recursos e información sobre nuevas oportunidades de financiación y desarrollos de políticas que compartiremos en nuestro sitio web y a través de presentaciones en línea. Estaremos publicando actualizaciones diarias en ésta página con información útil sobre las formas en que las pequeñas empresas pueden prepararse para el impacto de COVID-19 en sus negocios y en sus comunidades.

COVID-19 inicio Préstamos y subvenciones de emergencia Otros recursos

Local government loan/grant programs
California

City of Stockton

Stocked Full of Produce Grant Program

The City’s Stocked Full of Produce Grant Program addresses food insecurity through grant funding to help with infrastructure upgrades to retail stores, to promote the sale and storage of healthier food options. Grants can be used for improvements, such as installing new refrigeration or shelving. Grant funds are available up to $10,000.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
California

Immigrants Rising

Spark

Learn how to leverage your skills, knowledge and experience to make money through freelancing or starting your own business. You must complete Spark's entrepreneurship training to apply to receive funding.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed, Non-profits

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Corporate loan/grant programs, Nonprofit loan/grant programs
California

FoundLA

PledgeLA Founders Fund

The PledgeLA Founders Fund is designed to help early-stage businesses grow and thrive. Eligibility requirements for companies include:

  • Led by a Black and/or Latinx co-founder based in Los Angeles County*
  • Raised less than $250,000 from any source prior to applying
  • Have an innovative product with evidence of traction


Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Local government loan/grant programs
California

City of Stockton

Storefront Beautification Micro Grant Program

The Storefront Beautification Micro Grant Program offers reimbursable grants of up to $2,000 for businesses located along targeted commercial corridors within city limits. The program assists small business owners to improve their storefronts with the replacement and/or improvements of windows, lighting, paint, awnings, signage and planters and trellises.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
California

CDC Small Business Finance

Childcare and Preschool Loan

The Childcare and Preschool Loan can be used to acquire an existing Child Care business, Preschool, or to expand your current operations. In all cases, CDC Small Business Finance will help you assess the situation to identify the right financing to support your growth.


Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Local government loan/grant programs
California

Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce

California Dream Fund

The Dream Fund provides financial support and seed entrepreneurship, combined with technical assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs in underserved business groups, including minorities and women.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
California

Jewish Free Loan Association

Gig Worker & Independent Contractor Help And Assistance

Loans for flexible work, freelance jobs, and temporary employment, up to $10,000.

Area served: California
Audience: Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Local government loan/grant programs
California

California Paid Family Leave Alliance

Paid Family Leave Small Business Grant

The Paid Family Leave Small Business (PFLSB) Grant will provide to California Small Businesses of less than 10 employees $500 for each employee who is utilizing the PFL Program, up to a total of $4,500 per small business, to help offset the costs involved with training other employees to cover the duties of this individual on leave. 

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners, Employees, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
Georgia

LiftFund

LiftFund Georgia

Grow your small business with a 0% interest loan! LiftFund is proud to partner with Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, The Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation, R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation and Capital One to support Atlanta businesses with recovery funding at zero-percent interest.  

Area served: Georgia
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
California

Pacific Community Ventures

The Oakland Restorative Loan Fund

$2.5 million in zero-interest loans are now available to BIPOC or AAPI-owned business through PCV’s new Oakland Restorative Loan Fund. This fund can help combat gentrification and displacement, and support business owners as state and federal grant programs begin to end. There are no application fees and no minimum credit score to apply. 

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted

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National Resources

Featured national resource
Emergency capital
National

SBA - Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios

SBA Préstamos para Agravios Económicos por Desastres

Ahora acceptando nuevas aplicaciones para Préstamos para Agravios Económicos por Desastres de la SBA. Si usted previamente envió una solicitud y todavía no ha escuchado respuesta, no reenvíe una solicitud. Este portal is para únicamente para nuevos solicitantes. Visite el sitio web de la SBA para más información. 

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed, Non-profits

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
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Access to Capital
National

Small Business Majority

Consejos para encontrar financiación y evitar préstamos predatorios durante COVID-19

Con los cierres de estados y cierres de negocios obligatorios por el estado, los propietarios de pequeñas empresas de todo el país están luchando para pagar lo nomina de sus empleados, alquileres comerciales, gastos generales y más. Ahora más que nunca, es importante estar alerta de los prestamistas abusivos a medida que usted busca capital para mantener su empresa a flote. Nuestra guía para evitar préstamos abusivos incluye pautas para solicitar PPP y EIDL, una lista de verificación para determinar si un préstamo es predatorio y un resumen de la Declaración de Derechos de los Prestatarios de Pequeñas Empresas.

Este documento ha sido traducido al Chino, Vietnamita, Coreano, Birmano, Jemer, Hmong, Bangladesí, Nepalí, Butanés, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Tailandés, Lao, Tagalo, Samoano, Tongano y Marshalés en colaboración con National Coalition for Asian Pacific Americans Community Development con una subvención de la Fundación Ewing Marion Kauffman.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed, Non-profits

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Featured national resource
Emergency capital
National

SBA - Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios

Programa de Protección de Pagos de Cheque

A finales de diciembre, el Congreso aprobó una nueva ronda del Programa de Protección de Pagos de Cheque y otras ayudas para pequeñas empresas.

La ley incluye un préstamo PPP de "segundo sorteo", un nuevo programa de Préstamos por Daños Económicos por Desastre y programas de alivio de préstamos tradicionales extendidos de la SBA. Esto es lo que sabemos.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Featured national resource
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Hello Alice, Mastercard

Small Business Growth Fund - Round 2

As part of the Year of Small Business movement, the Small Business Growth Fund grant program addresses small business owners’ #1 need: access to capital. Each recipient will receive a $5,000 grant, provided by Mastercard, to accelerate their growth and help make 2022 the year of their small business.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, May 20, 2022
Featured national resource
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

IFundWomen

IFundWomen Entrepreneur of the Year 2022

FundWomen Entrepreneur of the Year is IFundWomen's biggest annual funding program that rewards and celebrates extraordinary women entrepreneurs who have proven product-market fit, driven growth, and demonstrated a meaningful impact through their businesses. 

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Featured national resource
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

eBay, Hello Alice

Up and Running grants

The eBay Up & Running Grants program will award 50 eBay business sellers with grant packages of $10,000, including cash, eBay education and coaching, and more.

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • an existing eBay seller with an active listing in the past 6 months and with an “above standard” or “top rated” performance level
  • OR a new eBay seller who joined the platform between June 1, 2021 and February 28, 2022.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022
Featured national resource
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Verizon

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready grant

The newly-launched Verizon Small Business Digital Ready program provides you a personalized curriculum including learning modules, expert coaching, networking opportunities, and more. Members are also eligible to apply for a $10,000 grant to help small businesses like yours move forward. 

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Featured national resource
Emergency capital
National

SBA - Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios

Formularios de perdón de préstamos PPP y preguntas frecuentes

La Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios lanzó recientemente su formulario de solicitud de perdón de préstamos PPP. Proporcionamos aspectos destacados y ejemplos del formulario para guiarlo en el proceso. Si tiene preguntas específicas que no están cubiertas aqui, pregunte en nuestra página de Comunidad donde puede interactuar con expertos en negocios y otros propietarios de pequeñas empresas.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed, Non-profits

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Featured national resource
Government loan/grant programs
National

U.S. Department of the Treasury

State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds provide a substantial infusion of resources to help turn the tide on the pandemic, address its economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong and equitable recovery.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Featured national resource
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Comcast

Comcast RISE

Comcast RISE se compromete a apoyar a las pequeñas empresas que han sido las más afectadas por el impacto económico de la pandemia. Si su empresa califica, tendrá la oportunidad de recibir consultas de marketing, ubicaciones en medios, servicios comerciales de producción creativa o servicios tecnológicos de Effectv y Comcast Business. A partir del 24 de noviembre de 2020, todos los propietarios de pequeñas empresas BIPOC serán elegibles para postularse.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Progressive, Hello Alice

Driving Small Business Forward

The Driving Small Business Forward Grant Program will award recipients a $25,000 grant for use toward the purchase of a commercial vehicle specifically used for business. Eligible businesses must be majority Hispanic-owned, have 10 or fewer employees, earn less than $5M in annual revenue, and have a demonstrated need for a commercial vehicle to grow. 

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, June 17, 2022
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

Fearless Fund

Fearless Strivers Grant Contest

Black women-owned businesses are vital to our economy yet receive less than one percent of venture capital funding. Fearless Fund is deepening its commitment to this community with the launch of the contest.

With Mastercard prizing, Fearless Fund will be awarding eleven lucky small businesses across the country $10,000 grants, digital tools to help them get and sustain their business online, and Priceless one-on-one mentorship so they can continue to bolster their business.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Saturday, December 31, 2022
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

AnnuityFreedom.net

BIPOC Small Business Grant

The BIPOC Business Grant provides resources for small business owners in two ways:

  1. Small business marketing, which supports Black-owned and minority-owned businesses by providing free SEO evaluations, advice, and planning.
  2. Minority business micro-grant, which is a (1) $100 monthly grant. One person is chosen each month from the applications received and are given a $100 micro-grant. A grant winner will be selected on the last date of each month.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

Amber Grants for Women

Amber Grant

The Amber Grants began in 1998. Today, WomensNet carries on that tradition, giving away at least $10,000 every month in Amber Grant money. We’ve also expanded our grant-giving to include a year-end grant of $25,000.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed, Non-profits

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Government loan/grant programs
National

CDC Small Business Finance

Commercial Real Estate Loan

You can use an SBA 504 loan to buy, construct or improve commercial real estate or to purchase heavy equipment. 

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Government loan/grant programs
National

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Farm Ownership Loans

No current or previous farm ownership requirements and 100 percent financing available make FSA direct farm ownership loans a valuable resource to help farmers and ranchers become owner-operators of family farms, improve and expand current operations, increase agricultural productivity, and assist with land tenure to save farmland for future generations. FSA’s Direct Farm Ownership loans are used to: buy a farm or ranch, enlarge an existing farm or ranch, make a down payment on a farm, purchase of easements, construct, purchase or improve farm dwellings, service buildings or other facilities and improvements essential to the farm operation, promote soil and water conservation and protection, pay loan closing costs.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

Hivers & Strivers

Venture Capital for Entrepreneurs

Hivers & Strivers' newest fund, Venture Capital for Veterans, invests exclusively in companies led by military veterans.


Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Government loan/grant programs
National

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Guaranteed Farm Loan Program

An alternative loan option for those seeking commercial lending assistance is the Guaranteed Farm Loan Program. Farm Service Agency works with USDA-approved banks and other commercial lenders. You apply for these loans through the approved lender and agree to their terms and conditions. Guaranteed Farm Loans are only available for family farmers or ranchers and must be used for farm ownership and operating expenses.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

Kiva

Kiva loan

Venturize is partnering with Kiva to bring affordable capital to small business owners during these challenging times. Kiva provides loans of $1,000-$15,000, zero-percent interest and no fees. There is a 6 month grace period and then fixed monthly principal payment (12-36 months). Funds are raised through community-backed crowdsourcing. Kiva will offer Venturize-referred applicants priority review if you apply through this link and mark "Venturize" as the answer to "how did you hear about Kiva." 

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Government loan/grant programs
National

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Direct Farm Operating Loan

The maximum loan amount for this loan is $400,000. There is no down payment requirement. Interest rates are calculated monthly and are posted on the 1st of each month. The purpose of the loan must be essential to the success of the farming or ranching operation. The funds may be used to purchase equipment, seed, livestock, and other necessities. They can be used to refinance certain farm-related debts (excluding real estate). Repayment terms vary from 1 to 7 years. The length of the loan depends on the amount and purpose of the loan. Collateral is required. Collateral for farm operating loans may be required up to 150% of the value of the loan.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

Connect2Capital

Connect2Capital Loan

Connect2Capital is an online marketplace of nonprofit lenders. Fill out a short form to get connected to a network of lenders that may be able to help.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Government loan/grant programs
National

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Microloan Programs

The focus of Microloans is on the financing needs of small, beginning farmer, niche and non-traditional farm operations, such as truck farms, farms participating in direct marketing and sales such as farmers’ markets, CSA’s (Community Supported Agriculture), restaurants and grocery stores, or those using hydroponic, aquaponic, organic and vertical growing methods.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

IFundWomen

IFundWomen Universal Grant Application

When IFundWomen brokers a grant with a partner, IFundWomen matches the partner’s grant criteria to those businesses who have applied through their Universal Grant Application. If you’re a match, they may request that you apply for that partner’s specific grant program, and you will be notified.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative

Coronavirus Relief Efforts

325 U.S. community foundations in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, have created relief funds to support those affected by COVID-19, directing critical relief to local nonprofits and partnering with local governments and health organizations to help contain its spread.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Non-profits

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Low interest loans, Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

RCAC

RCAC Small Business Loans

RCAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. RCAC’s Small Business Loan Program assists businesses to retain or create jobs and thus improve the economic condition of rural communities. This program offers short-term loans (up to $250k) for working capital and lines of credit as well as long-term loans for real estate and equipment. Most small businesses rely on lenders to provide the capital they need for acquisitions, capital improvements, business expansions and to bridge cash flow gaps. Without loans, many small business owners would be unable to realize their dreams of running their own business or expanding their operations. RCAC’s business loans are tailored to the needs of the particular business with flexible terms and requirements.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Nonprofit loan/grant programs
National

National Urban League

Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

In partnership with PepsiCo Foundation, the National Urban League, through its 12 Entrepreneurship Centers in cities across the U.S., has launched the Black Restaurant Accelerator Program (BRAP). The BRAP will help address these barriers and take a long-term view by pairing participants with entrepreneurship advisors and PepsiCo employee volunteers to build an actionable plan for growth.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

SoGal Foundation

SoGal Black Founder Startup Grant

Black women entrepreneurs receive less than .5% of venture capital funding. We are standing up to help change that.


SoGal Foundation has teamed up with Winky Lux, bluemercury, twelveNYC, and other sponsors to make a small step towards progress by providing several $10K and $5K cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs. Awardees will also receive tactical help navigating the fundraising environment at large so that they will have a more equitable opportunity at scaling the next billion dollar idea. They will also receive lifetime “ask-me-anything” access to the SoGal Foundation and SoGal Ventures teams.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
National

IFundWomen of Color

IFundWomen of Color

Apply now to be accepted into IFundWomen of Color, an inclusive cohort of diverse entrepreneurs who will get access to capital through crowdfunding and grants, coaches and mentors with a shared experience, and a private network to collaborate, commiserate, and celebrate with.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Amazon

Black Business Accelerator

Amazon's Black Business Accelerator is a grant program aimed to address historical, manifest imbalances by growing and advancing equity for Black-owned businesses. The program offers financial assistance, business education & mentorship, and marketing & promotional support.


Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Google and Alphabet

Google Ad Credits

To help address some of these challenges, Google is offering more than $400 million in Google Ad credits to small businesses.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Government loan/grant programs
National

Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance System

State and Territory Child Care Stabilization Grant Applications

States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will award subgrants to eligible child care providers. The child care stabilization subgrants will provide financial relief to child care providers to help defray unexpected business costs associated with the pandemic, and to help stabilize their operations so that they may continue to provide care.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted