The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce compiled a list of Small Business Resources related to COVID-19. Preferred language option available on the top right corner of the webpage.
North Carolina small businesses and private nonprofits are now eligible to apply for the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. The working capital loans of up to $2 million can provide vital economic support to small businesses and nonprofits to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
The Golden LEAF Foundation is providing bridge loans of up to $50,000 with six months of no interest and no payments. These loans are intended to support businesses until they are able to secure an SBA loan or other long-term assistance.
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) are regulated like banks but these are nonprofits, focusing on helping small, community businesses.
Thread Capital (NC Rural Center) – 919-212-4950
Carolina Small Business Development Fund (formerly The Support Center) – 919-803-1437
Veterans can obtain a loan with no money down.
Self-Help Credit Union – 800-476-7428
Special lending for childcare locations.
Carolina Community Impact, Inc. – 919-861-5321
Backed by Community Loan Center of NC Triangle.
NC Community Development Initiative – 919.828.5655
Has great market research information too.