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York County Economic Development Authority

Offers a variety of loans, grants, and land discounts to businesses in target industries.
224 Ballard St., Yorktown, VA 23690
(T) 757-890-3317

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 Rd., Hampton, VA 23666
(T) 757-865-3128 (F) 757-865-5885

Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
The VSBFA helps Virginia’s start-up, existing & prospective businesses through an extensive portfolio of financing programs.  The Authority helps Virginia’s financial institutions offer business loans that they might not be able to offer without assistance from this program. The VSBFA also offers grants to individual investors in qualifying small businesses.  The VSBFA offers financing programs which can provide:

  • Direct loans for Economic Development projects (fixed asset purchases such as land, buildings & equipment)
  • Cash Collateral and Loan Guaranties to help Banks lend to Small Businesses
  • Microloans, Child Care Loans, and Investment Grants for Small Businesses
  • Cash Collateral, Loan Guaranties, Direct Loans, and Microloans for Existing Businesses, Minority-Owned Businesses, and Tourism Related Businesses
  • A Child Care Financing Program for Licensed Child Care Centers & Family-Home Providers
  • Bond Financing for Small Manufacturers & 501(c)(3) Non-profits

707 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23219
(T) 866-248-8814 (F) 804-225-3384

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. TBFC provides permanent financing needed to acquire fixed assets, in combination with bank financing and equity invested by the borrower. TBFC is certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide permanent financing through the SBA 504 Loan program.
500 East Main Street, Suite 403, Norfolk , VA 23510
(T) 757-623-2691 (F) 757-623-0660

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, Ste 200
Richmond, VA 23220
(T) 804-344-5484

Virginia Department of Small Business and 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 & Capital Equipment Loan programs.
707 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23218
(T) 804-371-0438

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%. 
(757) 825-2937