Paycheck Protection Program
This program provides immediate cash assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. 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.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan
The Economic Injury Disaster Loan helps small businesses impacted by COVID-19 with no minimum loan requirement. Additionally, all small businesses are eligible to apply for an advance of up to $10,000.
Main Street Lending Program
Main Street loans are intended to facilitate lending to small and medium-sized businesses that are not eligible for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program.
BBB Main St. Matters
BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest launched the Main St. Matters program to offer emergency grants in the form of $500 or $1,000 awards.
SBA Lender Match
Lenders found through the SBA Lender Match can assist with 7(a), 504 and microloan programs.
SBA Express Bridge Loans
The Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program is for small businesses who already have a relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Maricopa County Small Business Grant Program
Maricopa County is providing relief to small businesses and nonprofits with $23 million in federal CARES Act funding.
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.
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.
COVID-19 Community Support Grant
The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona’s COVID-19 Support Fund will provide grants to organizations in the range of $3,000 - $20,000.
CHOOSE CHANDLER GRANT PROGRAM
The Choose Chandler reimbursement grant program assists small businesses with costs incurred from purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE).
PHOENIX SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF GRANTS (ROUND TWO)
The City of Phoenix and Phoenix IDA are offering small businesses grants for up to $10,000 to assist small business owners with payroll and other operating costs.
MESACARES SMALL BUSINESS REEMERGENCE PROGRAM
Receive business support for website development, marketing, revenue and IT services with the MesaCares program.
PHOENIX MICROBUSINESS RESILIENCY GRANT
The City of Phoenix is offering grants up to $5,000 to local microbusinesses, solo practitioners and entrepreneurs experiencing economic distress due to COVID-19.
PEORIA SMALL BUSINESS EMERGENCY LOAN PROGRAM
This program helps businesses and organizations that were deeply and financially affected by the pandemic in Peoria with reopening costs.
QUEEN CREEK TOGETHER
This grant program is for Queen Creek businesses to reimburse costs incurred for enhanced sanitation, employee safety and customer safety.
PEORIA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
The CDBG Small Business Assistance Grants are for enterprises that make the community stronger by creating jobs for low- to moderate-income individuals.
TEMPE SMALL BUSINESS EMERGENCY LOAN PROGRAM
This program aids Tempe businesses with microloans of between $5,000 and $20,000.
FOUNTAIN HILLS SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM
This program provides grants funded by the State of Arizona’s AZCares Fund to town businesses impacted by COVID-19.
TUCSON SMALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY GRANTS
As part of the City of Tucson’s CARES Act funds, the city will distribute $2 million through Small Business Continuity grants.
Tucson Nonprofit Continuity Grants
As part of the City of Tucson’s CARES Act funds, the city will distribute $500,000 to nonprofits through the Tucson Nonprofit Continuity Grant.
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.
CORONAVIRUS FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CFAP)
The USDA will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to farmers and ranchers that face price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19.
USDA EMERGENCY FARM LOAN
The Emergency Farm Loan program helps producers who suffer qualifying farm related losses directly caused by the disaster.
PAID SICK LEAVE AND CHILD CARE LEAVE TAX CREDITS
These refundable payroll tax credits available under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act reimburse employers for the cost of providing coronavirus-related leave to their employees.
ARIZONA TAX EXTENSION
In accordance with the extended federal tax return deadline of July 15, 2020, ADOR moved the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes to July 15, 2020.
EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDIT
The Employee Retention Credit through the CARES Act is a fully refundable tax credit for employers who have closed or partially closed due to COVID-19 and have not received a Paycheck Protection Program loan.
FEDERAL TAX EXTENSION
The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that the federal tax-filing deadline has been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020.