The City of Fort Wayne created a new partnership with Brightpoint Development Fund to help local small businesses survive and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is available as a zero-interest loan for businesses located within the City of Fort Wayne who have fewer than 30 full-time employees or full-time equivalents.
Fort Wayne Small Business Emergency Relief Program
- Loans up to $20,000
- 0% interest rate
- First 12 months are forgiven; remaining balance termed over 36 months with monthly payments of principal only.
- Zero commitment fee
- Streamlined review process
How to Apply
This application period closed on Friday, September 4, 2020. Please re-visit this page to learn of any updates or new application periods.
Who Are We?
Founded in 2010, the Brightpoint Development Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable business loans, financial education, and housing development services.
We are a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) micro lender and a U.S. Department of the Treasury Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).
Brightpoint Development Fund
227 E Washington Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Tel: (260) 423-3546 Ext. 610 Fax: (260) 440-3291