Black-owned businesses have always needed financial support and assistance but the business interruptions caused by COVID-19 have accelerated the need and pushed the urgency for a compilation of financial resources available to business owners, some of which are specifically for Black and Black woman-owned businesses. The Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) loan was allegedly supposed to help small businesses maintain during the business interruptions but many have found little to no assistance, especially Black and other POC businesses. While that rollout was a fail for the micro businesses of America, there are still other resources available.
This list can be filtered by city, state, and federal resources as well by the kind of funding; grants or loans. We hope this list makes find funding for business a little easier.