Loans & Grants

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

State loan/grant programs
Pennsylvania

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). Loan applications are packaged by a CEDO that services the county your business is or will be located in. 

Area served: Pennsylvania
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

In a “gig” economy, the next paycheck is not guaranteed and individuals may find themselves in a financial bind between gigs. You can get up to $7,500 with 1 qualified guarantors and up to $36,000 with 2 qualified guarantors.

Area served: California
Audience: Self-employed

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

Northeastern Colorado Revolving Loan Fund

Northeast Colorado Revolving Loan Fund - COVID Funding

NCRLF provides small business loans in the six counties of northeastern Colorado. Loans are made to benefit communities, through new or existing services or products and job growth.

Area served: Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma counties, Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Mission Asset Fund

MAF's Business Microloans

MAF’s Business loans are designed to support small business owners and entrepreneurs in California. With this zero-interest $2,500 loan, you can cover any business-related costs while establishing or building credit.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted

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National Resources

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Corporate loan/grant programs
National

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
National

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
Featured national resource
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

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

H&R Block

Fund her Future Small Business Grant

One grand prize winner will receive a small business grant of $50,000. Additional finalists will receive a grant of $12,500. All winners will also receive services from H&R Block experts, including tax assistance, bookkeeping, and more.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Sunday, May 26, 2024
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Jobber

Jobber Grants

They want to recognize your accomplishments and accelerate your plans for the future, and have 15 grants worth $10,000 each to award to every type of home service professional. Home service businesses provide a one time or recurring install, repair, maintenance, or mobile services to clients at residential or commercial properties.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Wednesday, June 12, 2024