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.
Loans & Grants
List of national, state and local resources on funding opportunities. New resources are added as information becomes available.
Coastal Enterprises Inc
Maine State Child Care Infrastructure Grant Program
Area served: Maine Audience: Small Business Owners
Colorado Startup Loan Fund
The Colorado Startup Loan Fund provides loan capital to mission-based lenders to provide loans to Colorado entrepreneurs and small business owners needing capital to start, restart, or restructure a business, and those who are not able to obtain a loan from traditional lenders. This is a revolving loan fund, meaning the dollars will be used to continue supporting new entrepreneurs as loans are repaid. OEDIT has partnered with eight mission-driven lenders to provide micro loans under $150,000 to small business owners and entrepreneurs with capital from the Colorado Startup Loan Fund.
Area served: Colorado Audience: Small Business Owners
The City of Tempe
Tempe Small Business Emergency Loan Program
In partnership with Phoenix-based Desert Financial Credit Union, have launched the Tempe Small Business Emergency Loan Program, providing loans of $5,000-$20,000 to businesses with 5-50 employees. Loans are primarily intended to bridge the gap until small businesses obtain relief from the federal Paycheck Protection Program. The interest rate is four percent, with loan terms up to 48 months, and the first payment deferred up to 90 days.
Area served: Arizona Audience: Small Business Owners
Oakland Black Business Fund
Oakland Black Business Fund
Funds are available for Black-owned businesses that have been impacted by the pandemic and recent protests. Phase 1 will provide immediate response funds for repairing damages, providing storefront protection, and replacing equipment losses as a result of protests and looting.
Area served: Oakland, California Audience: Small Business Owners
Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority
Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Fund
Pennsylvanis has created a $61 million fund to provide working capital loans of up to $100,000 directly to small businesses and hopefully nonprofits (those that employ 100 or fewer persons). The interest rate is currently 3%, however the PIDA board has the authority to adjust the interest rates and so it is possible the board will act to lower rates to as low as 0%. The program will be administered by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA).
Area served: Pennsylvania Audience: Small Business Owners