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Millions Available in Small Business Grants, Revolving Loans, and Tax Credits | Small Business Trends

Today’s small businesses can search for financial relief in many forms. Grants are often preferred, since they don’t require repayment or lengthy waiting periods. However, rotating loan programs and tax credits can also provide many benefits. Here’s a selection of various financial relief programs currently available for businesses around the U.S.

Sac4SmallBiz Small Business & Nonprofit Grant Program

Sacramento County, California is dedicating $7.5 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funds to a small business grant program. Sac4SmallBiz’s Small Business & Nonprofit Grant Program will provide $10,000 grants to eligible small businesses and nonprofits throughout the county that were negatively impacted by the pandemic. Funds must be used for eligible expenses, but the money does not need to be repaid. Applications are open now and are due by August 31.

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Small Business Grants with a March Deadline | Small Business Trends

Looking for extra money for your small business? Applying for small business grants may help. There are currently opportunities for minority-owned companies, agriculture businesses, startups, and businesses affected by COVID-19. The following small business grant opportunities have a March deadline, so check them out right away.

Grants with a March Deadline to Apply

The clock’s ticking on these business grant opportunities:

American Express and Main Street American Inclusive Backing

American Express and Main Street America offer a $1.65 million grant program called Inclusive Backing. The program offers more than 250 grants of $5,000 throughout the year in four cycles. Businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and those owned by underrepresented groups are given preference. And each cycle has a specific focus to serve as many different types of businesses as possible. The second cycle offers grants for personal service businesses like dry cleaners, tailors, and spas. The application portal is open now through March 1.

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