Starting or growing your business requires capital, plain and simple.
In the uncertain and tumultuous times we’re experiencing, access to business grants and funds could be key to keeping your business on track during the COVID-19 pandemic
Depending on your location, industry, and other aspects of your business, you might be eligible for several different grants and resources for small businesses.
Here’s a brief list of some of the federal, state, and privately funded business grants and funds available to businesses right now.
Note: This isn't an exhaustive list, and options may exist outside of what we rounded up here. We encourage you to do additional research if nothing here applies to your business.
(Last updated: 11/25/20)
List of COVID-19 Grants and Funds
- Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief grant fund
- Growth Partners Arizona - Kiva Tucson crowd-funded loans and Small Business Success Loan
- Quick Action Closing Fund
- Forgivable Small Business Loans Program
- The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Small Business Relief Fund
District of Columbia
- Streatery Winter Ready Grant Program (Applications will open by program December 22, 2020)
- Energy Relief Grant program (Second round applications due on November 30, 2020)
- Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund
- Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program (Expanded November 1, 2020 to include Essential Businesses that have lost more than 20% in sales in comparison to the same time period in 2019)
- Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program
- Arts for Illinois Relief Fund (Applications close December 3, 2020)
- Small Business Restart Fund (Applications close Dec. 1, 2020, for eligible small businesses located in Indiana outside of Marion County)
- Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Task Force Funds for Small Business Working Capital Expenses (For costs incurred between March 1 & December 30, 2020)
- Montana Department of Commerce COVID Relief Program (Currently only Montana Movie Theater Assistance Grant Program is open for applications)
- Nebraska Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Program (Applications open until December 1, 2020)
- New Mexico Small Business Recovery Loan Fund (Applications open until December 31, 2020)
- New York Forward Loan Fund (Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis as regions and industries are phased to reopen)
- Oregon Emergency Small Business Assistance Fund (Applications from Eastern Oregon-based businesses open on November 23, 2020 to meet geographic distribution targets required for the fund)
- Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant (SERG) (Applications open until December 29, 2020)
- Utah Small Business Quarantined Employee Grant (Applications open until December 30, 2020)
- Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant program (Applications for Round 3 of the grant will open soon)
This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, legal or tax advice. If you have any legal or tax questions regarding this content or related issues, then you should consult with your professional legal or tax advisor.