Loans & Grants

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

Local government loan/grant programs
California

City of Long Beach and National Development Council Grow America Fund

Grow Long Beach Fund

Loans between $100,000 to $2 million are available for businesses that have been operating in Long Beach for at least two years. To schedule a meeting to learn more about this program, please contact the City's BizCare Hotline at 562-570-4249.


Area served: Long Beach, California
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Downtown Orlando

DTO Façade Program

The purpose of the DTO Façade Program is to encourage building owners, businesses, and owners of certain residential properties to invest in properties by financially assisting with renovations to rehabilitate their buildings and residences. Commercial Buildings located within the “Focus Areas” shall be eligible for funding for façade improvements, roof repairs and/or roof replacements of up to $200,000 or 80% of the total façade improvements, whichever is less.

Area served: Orlando, Florida
Audience: Small Business Owners, Non-profits

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

City of Conyers

Conyers Georgia Small Business Grant

The Mayor and City Council has authorized the City to provide up to 50 small businesses located in the city limits with $5,000 in business assistance awards using funds the City received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, known as ARPA. This program is limited to small businesses, only with a maximum of 25 full-time employees.

Area served: Conyers, Georgia
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
State loan/grant programs
Kentucky

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

The Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit Program (KSBTC)

The Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit program offers between $3,500 and $25,000 per year for small businesses that have hired and sustained at least one new job in the last year and/or purchased at least $5,000 in qualifying equipment or technology. The new employee must have been on the payroll for at least one year and earn at least $10.88/hour.


Area served: Kentucky
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade

Advanced Industries Export Grant

This grant helps Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses who want to export or are currently exporting. This grant is for small- and medium-sized businesses for up to $15,000.

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

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
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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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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