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
Oregon

Coos Economic Development Corporation

Coos Economic Development Corporation Grants

For small businesses in Coos County: Berlin, Colebrook, Gorham, Lancaster, and Whitefield. Grant awardees will receive up to $5,000 towards storefront rent for 3-months, insurance, utilities, signage, and other reasonable expenses.

Area served: Coos County: Berlin, Colebrook, Gorham, Lancaster, and Whitefield, Oregon
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted
Colorado

Energize Colorado

Energize Colorado Community Program

Apply for the ECP Gap Fund Loan today. This program is for entrepreneurs statewide in Colorado who are looking to stabilize or grow their business.

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Detroit Pistons

SHOP313 RingCentral Grant

With the support of RingCentral, Amazon, and BELFOR, the Detroit Pistons will be recognizing six local businesses with a $10,000 grant, on-court recognition at a Pistons game, and a feature on Pistons' social channels. Deadlines are 12/14/22, 1/13/23, 2/10/23, 3/13/23, and 3/22/23.

Area served: Michigan
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Downtown Orlando

Minority/Women Entrepreneur Business Assistance (MEBA) Program

The MEBA Program can provide qualified new and existing businesses (retail and services) within the Target Area with both non-monetary and financial assistance for the following purposes:

-Business start-up or retention/relocation expenses

-Purchase of capital equipment

-Capital improvements

-Marketing support

Area served: Orlando, Florida
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs

Fulton County Recovery Loan Program

The Fulton County Recovery Loan Fund prioritizes women and minority-owned businesses.

Area served: Georgia
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

American Express, Main Street Alliance

Backing Small Businesses

The Backing Small Businesses grant program supports economically vulnerable and under-resourced small businesses with community reach. This year, eligible small business owners can apply for $10,000 grants for projects that grow or improve their businesses by building community, supporting their economic viability, or bolstering meaningful change. Applications will open on March 14 at 9:00 am CT.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Application deadline: Sunday, April 7, 2024
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Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Founders First CDC

Kitty Fund Mompreneur Business Grant

The Kitty Fund makes small micro investments in Moms who are running employer-based small businesses with two or more employees. 

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Tuesday, April 16, 2024
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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
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

Barclays

Small Business Big Wins

What’s your small business story? Winning stories will receive one of 60 cash prizes starting at $2,000, with a Grand Prize of $60,000.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Monday, March 4, 2024
Corporate loan/grant programs
National

DoorDash

Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund (Winter Round - 2024)

DoorDash, in partnership with Hello Alice, has started a Fund to provide grants and resources to local restaurants across the United States and Puerto Rico affected by natural disasters.

Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Friday, March 29, 2024