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Kiva hosts the Kiva.org portal used by $1.7M lenders, and underwrites and manages the crowdfunding loans.  DSLBD operates the local
Mayor Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development is investing $5.4 million in the
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) is excited to announce that we will be accepting applications for
Verizon Small Business Digital Ready is committed to helping small businesses grow. The program is completely free. New courses and
The Google for Startups Cloud Program provides startups funded by a venture capital firm, accelerator, incubator, seed or angel investor
The AWS Imagine Grant program offers two distinct award categories for nonprofits to receive support based on their organizational goals
The Nasdaq Foundation's Quarterly Grant Program strives to accelerate progress in diversifying entrepreneurship and empowering a more diverse group of investors, and
The deadline for the second round of applications for the Bridge Fund has been extended until Thursday, March 31 st
Join the Texas SBDC for this workshop and gain insight on growing your business through the SBA 8(a) Business Development
Great connections are the foundation to business success and that is why Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and the National
2022 WeAspire Training and Pitch Competition (DSLBD) is a 12-week training program and competition for DC residents who were previously incarcerated and/or justice
The Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif) has partnered with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) to
January 21, 2022 | Release Number 22-03 WASHINGTON – Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration
HUBZone Conference Thursday, February 17, 2022 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. EST The U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Office of Small
Reimagine Main Street, a network of organizations across the country committed to serving and lifting up small businesses impacted by
Great Streets Retail Small Business Grant FY22 by Mayor Bowser and the DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Mayor Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) launched the Special Event Fee
The Empowered Women International (EWI) Women's Small Business Fund offers loans from $500 to $2500 with 0% interest rate for
Paycheck Protection Program borrowers: If your loan is $150,000 or less, you may be eligible to apply for direct forgiveness
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and The Nourish DC Collaborative are excited to announce
SBA encourages businesses of all sizes, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters to visit the closest Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC)
 The PNC Foundation announced a five-year, $16.8 million grant to create The Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship
PROGRAM OVERVIEW Industrial Bank's DC Grant Initiative supports DC residents, DC based small businesses, and DC based non-profit organizations that
The Comcast RISE Investment Fund provides monetary grants to help small businesses owned by people of color (POC) grow as
The sports betting economic sector is filled with opportunities for the District’s small businesses. The District of Columbia is poised
Kiva Hub Official Launch! May 17th at 2:00 pm DSLBD Director Kristi Whitfield will be joined by Kiva US  Anne
This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. The American Rescue Plan
The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced extended deferment periods for all disaster loans, including the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program,
The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal today in anticipation of opening
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announce a new initiative to help address some of
The application period for the Entertainment Bridge Fund Supporting Business Program has officially reopened to allow for more businesses to
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development launched the Bridge Fund, a
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) has announced that they will be accepting applications for the 2021
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development launched the Bridge Fund, a $100 million investment in
BeyGOOD is on a mission to spread hope. The goal is to provide a lifeline for small businesses at the
Created as a key pillar of KKR's COVID-19 Relief Effort, KKR Small Business Builders (SBB) aims to support entrepreneurs and
Apply Today for the Child Care Provider Recovery  Fund Program The Child Care Provider Recovery Program provides grants to child
Office Depot has teamed with Brit + Co, a platform that offers educational content, events and products on a 10-week
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is offering scholarship opportunities for women business owners of color, with preference
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD)  announced that they will be soliciting applications for the 2021 Ward
Attention DC small business owners! As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, most businesses across Washington, DC, will need support. We are excited
Procurement Opportunities The District of Columbia is seeking to work with CBEs, businesses, and manufacturers to procure essential supplies and
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