Loans & Grants

List of national, state and local resources on funding opportunities. New resources are added as information becomes available.

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Arizona, California, Florida, Texas

Verizon

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Community Grant

Give your business amazing opportunities for free. Join Verizon Small Business Digital Ready to access free courses, events and more. Plus, right now you can apply for $10,000 grants. 

Area served: Arizona, California, Florida, Texas
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, June 28, 2024
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California

IBank

California Small Business Loan Match

California Small Business Loan Match is a new, no-cost lender-match tool provided by IBank, the state agency helping to promote a healthy economic climate and improve quality of life in California communities. Loan Match eases the process of finding trusted loans for California entrepreneurs, gathering dozens of lenders in one place for a one-stop experience.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Rural Jump-Start Program

Rural Jump-Start Program

The Rural Jump-Start Program is a collaborative effort by the state, local governments, Institutes of Higher Education (IHE), and economic development organizations (EDO) to incentivize new businesses to start in or move to rural, economically distressed counties in Colorado, which are referred to as Rural Jump-Start zones, and hire new employees. The Rural Jump-Start Program will accept applications for the tax benefits through December 31, 2025 and for the grant benefits through June 30, 2024. 

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2024
Government loan/grant programs
West Virginia

West Virginia Economic Development

West Virginia STEP Program

West Virginia is proud to offer grant assistance to small businesses looking to enter or expand in the global marketplace through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). The West Virginia STEP consists of $300,000 in funding available from October 1, 2022 to September 29, 2024.

Area served: West Virginia
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Sunday, September 29, 2024
Corporate loan/grant programs
Maine

Coastal Enterprises Inc

Maine State Child Care Infrastructure Grant Program

The Child Care Infrastructure Grant Program will provide funding to help start new child care businesses as well as expand current licensed capacity to increase the number of children served by existing child care providers. Grants are available through 2024 or until all funds are awarded, whichever comes first.

Area served: Maine
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Tuesday, December 31, 2024

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National Resources

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eBay

2024 eBay Up & Running Grant

The 2024 eBay Up & Running Grant program will award 50 eBay business sellers with grant packages of $10,000, eBay education, and a $500 stipend that sellers can use to equip themselves with essential office technology from eBay Refurbished.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, June 7, 2024
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Corporate loan/grant programs
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eBay

eBay Up & 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. This year, eBay is expanding its grant with an additional stipend worth up to $500 for each grantee to apply to eBay Refurbished office equipment, technology and tools to keep their small businesses up and running.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, June 7, 2024
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Corporate loan/grant programs
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Accion Opportunity Fund, LegalZoom, NBA, WNBA, NBA G-League

Fast Break for Small Business

Fast Break for Small Business provides entrepreneurs across the country with grants and LegalZoom services to support their small businesses. The program aims to assist business owners with the tools and resources they need to start and grow their businesses.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, September 13, 2024
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LegalZoom

Fast Break for Small Business grant

They've partnered with the NBA, WNBA, and NBA G League to offer $3 million in grant funding and services to small business owners and emerging entrepreneurs. This opportunity is designed to support both established and budding business ventures with the most significant distribution of funding for small business owners in recent years.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, September 13, 2024
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Fifteen Percent Pledge

PitchFifteen

Black founders in their Business Equity Community to apply for their chance to live-pitch their business to a panel of expert judges at a special event in NYC in early June produced by North Six.The winner will walk away with a $15,000 grant, supported by Nordstrom, to power the growth of their business.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, May 24, 2024