Below are a variety of federal, state, county and city financial programs for small businesses.
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.
SBA Debt Relief Assistance
The SBA is providing debt relief for current 7(a), 504 and Microloan borrowers.
SBA Lender Match
Lenders found through the SBA Lender Match can assist with 7(a), 504 and microloan 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.
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.
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.
Arizona Public Service launched a small business tool to provide market research and data analytics to understand the competition.
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.
Back to Work Small Business Hiring and Retention Program - Round II
The Back to Work Small Business Hiring and Retention Program was launched to help small, locally owned or operated businesses hire and retain employees.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OVSafeSteps Business Assistance Program
The Town of Oro Valley and the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce launched OVSafeSteps to support local businesses.
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.
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.
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.