Financial Resources

Financial Resources

Below are a variety of federal, state, county and city financial programs for small businesses.


Federal Programs

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

Designed to keep employees on the payroll, the loan will be fully forgiven if the funds are used for maintaining or rehiring workers, rent, mortgage interest or utilities.

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SBA Debt Relief Assistance

The SBA is providing debt relief for current 7(a), 504 and Microloan borrowers.

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SBA Lender Match

Lenders found through the SBA Lender Match can assist with 7(a), 504 and microloan programs.

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Statewide Programs

Arizona Economic Recovery Center

Local First Arizona, in partnership with the Governor’s Office and the Arizona Commerce Authority, launched the Arizona Economic Recovery Center to help local businesses and rural communities apply for and win competitive federal economic recovery grants.

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EMERGEAZ Fast Grant Round II

In partnership with the Arizona Governor’s Office, invisionAZ and StartupAZ are offering financial support to the state’s startups through the second round of the EMERGEAZ Fast Grant.

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Arizona Public Service Customer Support Fund

Arizona Public Service (APS) has set up a Customer Support Fund to assist customers who need help paying their APS bills.

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Growth Partners Arizona Small Business Sucesss Loan

Small Business Success Loans are for small businesses needing to borrow larger loan amounts for business growth and expansion and consolidation of more expensive debt.

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Kiva Tucson Crowdfunding Loans

The Kiva Tucson loan is a no-interest loan, no-fee, community-backed business loan ranging from $1,000 to $15,000.

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Chicanos Por La Causa PRÉSTAMOS

The Chicanos por la causa Prestamos division is offering a microloan of up to $25,000 for payroll, rent and monthly liabilities.

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SizeUp Arizona

Arizona Public Service launched a small business tool to provide market research and data analytics to understand the competition.

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Locate 48 Small Business Grant

In partnership with the State of Arizona, the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) is awarding grants up to $20,000 to support small business owners who are relocating to Arizona.

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Back to Work Small Business Hiring and Retention Program - Round II

As part of Governor Doug Ducey's Arizona Back to Work Plan, the State of Arizona launched the Back to Work Small Business Hiring and Retention Program to help small, locally owned or operated businesses hire and retain employees.

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County Programs

GRAHAM & GREENLEE COUNTY MICRO-LOAN

Offered through Local First Arizona, Freeport McMoRan and the Graham & Greenlee County Leadership Cohort, local businesses can apply for loans to help them stay competitive.

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PPEP MICROBUSINESS & HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (PMHDC)

PMHDC offers a range of microloans to small businesses in southern Arizona that reside in Yuma, Cochise, Santa Cruz, Pima, Pinal, Maricopa, Gila and Graham Counties.

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Maricopa County Resilience Program 

Chicanos Por La Causa and Maricopa County have partnered to provide access to capital at 1% and personalized business counseling to Small Businesses in Maricopa County.

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Maricopa County Small Business Stability Grants

Local First Arizona partnered with Maricopa County and the Arizona Community Foundation to offer small businesses and micro enterprises up to $25,000 in grants.

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City Programs

Goodyear Small Business Relief Grant Program

In partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation and the City of Goodyear, Local First Arizona is facilitating stability grants of up to $20,000 to small businesses in Goodyear. 

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OVSafeSteps Business Assistance Program
The Town of Oro Valley and the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce launched OVSafeSteps to support local businesses.

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Revolving Loan Program
The Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization is providing microloans to businesses looking to expand or relocate to the Verde Valley in Central Arizona.

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LHC Resource Alliance CARES Grant

The LHC Resource Alliance is providing grants for local businesses in Lake Havasu City to sustain operations.

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Glendale Pandemic Response Small Business Assistance Program

The City of Glendale, Chicanos Por La Causa and Prestamos CDFI are providing grants up to $25,000 for microenterprise businesses.

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American Rescue Plan Act Programs

Goodyear City Council approved the allocation of $3M America Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to provide relief and technical assistance to Goodyear’s small businesses severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program supports the continued viability of small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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