Here are various loan and grant options for businesses, some agricultural producers, and non-profits.

Description: This grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19. Funds can be used for payroll; rent; utilities; mortgage; debt payments; worker protection expenditures; payments to independent contractors; ordinary and necessary business expenses, including maintenance costs, administrative costs, state and local taxes and fees, operating leases in effect as of February 15, 2020, insurance payments, and advertising, production transportation, and capital expenditures related to producing theatrical or live performing arts productions.

Eligibility: Live venue operators or promoters; theatrical producers; live performing arts organizations operators; relevant museums operators; zoos and aquariums who meet specific criteria; motion picture theater operators; talent representatives; and each business entity owned by an eligible entity that also meets the eligibility requirements.

Dates: Currently open

Description: Bolsters the availability of private credit by guaranteeing loans for rural businesses. This program improves the economic health of rural communities by increasing access to business capital.

Eligibility: Agricultural Producers, For-Profit Organizations, Local Government & Authority, Nonprofit Organizations, Public/Private Institutions of Higher Education, State.

Closing Date: None Listed

Description: The SBA will pay 6 months of principal, interest, and any associated fees that borrowers owe for all current 7(a), 504, and Microloans in regular servicing status as well as new 7(a), 504, and Microloans disbursed prior to September 27, 2020.

Eligibility: Current 7(a), 504, and Microloans in regular servicing status and new 7(a), 504, and Microloans disbursed prior to September 27, 2020.

Closing Date: This assistance is automatically applied

Description: This program offers loan guarantees to lenders for their loans to rural businesses and agricultural producers to supplement their working capital to prevent, prepare for and respond to the economic impacts of the coronavirus.

Eligibility: Lenders need the legal authority, financial strength, and sufficient experience to operate a lending program. Includes federal or state-chartered banks, savings and loans, farm credit banks and credit unions. All borrowers must have been in operation on February 15, 2020.

Closing Date: Sep 15, 2021

Description: Funding is available now through the Green River Area District’s COVID-19 Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to small businesses for start-ups or expansions with zero interest for the first year! Loans through RLF will finance the following types of activities:

  • Purchase of machinery, equipment, and/or fixtures;
  • Working capital; and/or
  • Other activities that will promote industrial, commercial, or tourism enterprise development.

Eligibility: Businesses in the industrial, commercial, agricultural, and service sectors, as well as those businesses that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.