Grant Programs & Financial Assistance
- York County Financial Assistance & Incentive Programs
- Virginia Small Business Micro-Loan Program (PDF)
- Virginia Economic Development Loan Fund (PDF)
- Virginia Loan Guaranty Program (PDF)
- Virginia 504 Loan Program (PDF)
- Virginia Port Tax Incentives (PDF)
- Virginia Port ED + Infrastructure Grant Program
- HRSmallBizLoans Website
- Telework Incentive Program
- Federal Energy Efficiency Tax Credit Program (PDF)
Small Business Development Center
Offers technical assistance to small businesses in planning, marketing, financing, and international development. Helps prepare SBA Loan packages.
600 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Small Business Development Center website
Tidewater Business Financing Corporation
Tidewater Business Financing Corporation (TBFC) is a non-profit corporation that promotes commercial and industrial growth throughout Virginia and Eastern North Carolina. Tidewater Business Financing Corporation provides permanent financing needed to acquire fixed assets, in combination with bank financing and equity invested by the borrower. Tidewater Business Financing Corporation is certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide permanent financing through the SBA 504 Loan program.
500 East Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Tidewater Business Financing Corporation website
Virginia Community Capital
Virginia Community Capital (VCC) offers flexible loan capital and consulting assistance for a wide array of community and economic development projects. VCC's credit guidelines are designed to be flexible and fit into funding scenarios when other capital is not readily available.
100 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Virginia Community Capital website
Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity
Offers free state-wide information on sites and buildings, labor, taxes, utilities, transportation services, financing, laws, and regulations. Offers a variety of direct and indirect financing programs such as the Loan Guaranty, the Virginia Capital Access, Economic Development Loan, and Real Estate and Capital Equipment Loan programs.
101 N. 14th Street,
Richmond, VA 23219
Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity website
Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority (VSBFA) is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s business and economic development financing arm. Aligned within Virginia’s Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, the VSBFA offers programs to provide businesses, not-for-profits, and economic development authorities with the financing needed for economic growth and expansion throughout the Commonwealth. VSBFA offers loans directly to businesses & non-profits, credit enhancements to banks that are lending to businesses & non-profits, as well as bond financing to benefit for-profit businesses, 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit entities, and to support clean energy and P3 transportation projects. VSBFA also helps small businesses seeking to attract equity investments by providing an equity incentive grant program.
804-371-8254 or contact any of the following VSBFA lenders directly.
101 N. 14th Street,
Richmond, VA 23219
Virginia Small Business Financing Authority website
York County Economic Development Authority
The York County Economic Development Authority offers a variety of loans, grants, and land discounts to existing businesses and those in target industries. Check out our Incentive Programs.
224 Ballard St.
Yorktown, VA 23690
Thomas Nelson Community College - Workforce Credentials Grant Program
The Workforce Credentials Grant may reduce the cost of workforce training programs by two-thirds. Take advantage of training in industry recognized, in-demand programs at Thomas Nelson with funding that offsets the cost of tuition by 66%.
Phone: (757) 825-2937
TNCC Grant Program Website