Loans & Grants

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

Nonprofit loan/grant programs
Colorado

Colorado Enterprise Fund

Small Business Loans

With CEF's flexible terms & loan programs, including SBA Microloans, they'll work with you to build a loan that fits your business needs and makes your dream a reality.

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Greeley Colorado

Greeley Community Development Fund

The Greeley Community Development Fund assists with the financial needs of companies expanding in or locating to the City of Greeley. The Weld/Larimer Revolving Loan Fund, the City of Greeley, commercial banks in Greeley and the Hispanic Loan Program have joined together to provide the initial funding for this loan program.

Area served: City of Greeley, Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments

Northwest Loan Fund

If you are a new or growing business within the Northwest service area that is creating jobs or providing positive economic impact for the local economy, you may be eligible to apply for a Northwest Loan Fund.

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

Madison County, Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Mountain BizWorks

Madison County Small Business Loan Fund

The Madison County Small Business Loan Fund aims to provide a rapid source of assistance for Madison County-based businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19. This fund is a collaborative effort between Madison County, Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Mountain BizWorks, and other local supporters.

Area served: Madison County, North Carolina
Audience: Small Business Owners

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

CEDS

CEDS Finance

Whether entrepreneurs are looking for financing to Spark a new business idea, Elevate their business potential, Catalyze innovation, or Amplify their impact in the community, CEDS Finance has a variety of small business financing products to help small businesses thrive in today’s economy. Check out the newest products available to your small Colorado business.


Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners

Application deadline: Open, no end date posted

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National Resources

Featured national resource
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
Featured national resource
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
Featured national resource
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