SoGal Black Founder Startup Grant

ABOUT: Black women founders are the fastest growing demographic of entrepreneurs out of any throughout history. These founders are best equipped to solve some of the world’s largest unmet needs, … Continued

The Coalition to Back Black Businesses Grant

ABOUT: The Coalition to Back Black Businesses is a multi-year initiative to support Black small business owners and the communities they serve as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and … Continued

Comcast RISE Program

Recently, small businesses have been dealing with the ongoing impact of the pandemic, social unrest, and environmental events. Small businesses owned by people of color have been some of the … Continued

Power Forward Small Business Grant

ABOUT: Vistaprint and the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation launched the Power Forward Small Business Grant in partnership with NAACP and announced a combined commitment of $1 million. This grant program … Continued

Southern California Edison Resources

Economic Development Assistance – Southern California Edison (SCE) Economic Development Advisors provide one-on-one, specialized consulting service at no cost to you. After assessing your unique business issues, they will propose … Continued

Amber Grant Foundation Grant

ABOUT: The Amber Grant Foundation was set to help women small business owners and non-profit organizations – and awards atleast $10,000 each month to one recipient; additional grants are often … Continued

EDD Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program

As part of the CARES Act, the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program offers aid to unemployed Californians who are business owners, self-employed, independent contractors, have limited work history, and … Continued

Nonprofit Relief Provided in the CARES Act

The Cares Act provides significant relief for nonprofit (not-for-profit) organizations. Read how to apply for relief funds at the website of Independent Sector, the national membership organization that brings together … Continued

California Community Foundation

CCF endeavors to be the destination foundation for donors and nonprofits that are passionately committed to creating systemic change in Los Angeles County. They aim to address the root causes … Continued

Vaccine Access Fund

ABOUT: In partnership with Uber, PayPal and Walgreens, LISC has created the Vaccine Access Fund to support free Uber rides to and from COVID-19 vaccine sites for people in communities … Continued

Additional Finance & Loan Resources

California IBank has low-interest and state-guaranteed business loans and microloans for small business borrowers who have been impacted by regional disasters and who need term loans or lines of credit … Continued

City of LA Micro-loan Program

A new micro-loan program for small businesses in City of Los Angeles is planned to being operation, with loan amounts from $5,000 to $20,000. https://ewddlacity.com/index.php/microloan-program The newly established Small Business … Continued

CDC Small Business Finance Loans

CDC Small Business Finance just launched 2 more emergency loan products. CDC Small Business Finance is a non-profit lender providing capital to small businesses so they can expand, grow and … Continued