New Haven Small Business Program

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The City of New Haven has joined forces with the Brightpoint Development Fund to provide working capital for small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 crisis by offering business grant and loan options for businesses located within the New Haven city limits.

 

THE GRANT

Purpose of the Grant Program

  • To provide grant funding up to $10,000 for working capital, operational funding, and support for
    working remotely for businesses located within New Haven city limits and operating prior to 03/01/2020
  • To retain low-to-moderate income (LMI) full-time equivalent (FTE) job

How to Apply

  1. Email bdf@mybrightpoint.org
  2. Include "New Haven COVID-19 Business Grant" as the subject
  3. Include owner(s) name, business name, email, and phone number in the body of the email

 

 

The Loan

New Haven Revolving Loan Fund

  • Loans up to $5,000
  • Low interest rate & commitment fee
  • Limited documentation required
  • Streamlined review process

 

Loan Required Documents List

 

 

 

 

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).