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While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, one of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development is the Community Development Financial Institution Fund managed by the US Department of the Treasury.
Community Development Financial Institutions fall into four categories:
Arizona MultiBank CDC
Arizona Tribal CDFI
Border Financial Resources Inc
First American Credit Union
Hopi Credit Association
Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development
Navajo Partnership for Housing, Inc.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Prestamos, CDFI, LLC
San Carlos Apache Tribe
SOAR GROWTH CAPITAL, LLC
GovLoans is a website created by the United States Federal Government that is designed to serve as the public's gateway to loan program information. One of the several kinds of loans that are featured in the GovLoans website are Disaster Relief loans.
In line with this mission, the NIH has recently constituted the Small Business Innovation Research Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Development of Cancer Therapeutics, Imaging Technologies, Interventional Devices, Diagnostics, and Prognostics Toward Commercialization Program.