Updated Resources in Response to COVID-19
In response to the impacts of COVID-19 on the Providence small business community, the Providence Business Loan Fund has announced temporary modifications to the Fund to provide access to capital for eligible small businesses and immediate relief for existing borrowers with flexible interest rates up to a maximum of 5%.
In addition to our standard loan program, we are offering Emergency Loans of $10,000 to $100,000, payable over 5-7 years with zero interest and no payments for 6 months to assist Providence Businesses affected by COVID-19. To be eligible, you must have been in business for three years and must have employees.
Call us at 401-680-8412 we are ready to assist you!
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We offer – Secured Loans $50,000 to $500,000
All loans must be adequately collateralized. There must be one full-time employee job created per $35,000 loaned.
|Who can apply?|
Individual owners, tenants, partnerships or corporations may apply.
|Commercial and Industrial applicants|
Applicants must meet HUD’s Community Development Block Grant national objectives.
Business must be located in Providence.
Contact us to see if you qualify.
Flexible loan schedules are available.
Creating jobs and growing our local economy is amongst our highest priorities. Our waterfront, highways, rail lines and international airport provide a gateway to the rest of the world.
Our universities and research hospitals draw world-class talent and human capital to our city, and our neighborhoods are anchored by vibrant business districts that make us unique and diverse.
With all of these assets, Providence’s best days are ahead.
Access to capital is critical to the success of a business, which is why the Providence Business Loan Fund (PBLF) stands ready to meet your business needs with a wide range of flexible loans and financing options.
Providence is a great place to start your company. Our extraordinary quality of life, highly skilled labor pool, proximity to rail, water, air and highway, outstanding educational institutions, world-class arts and theatre, and close access to international marketplaces make this an attractive place to call home.
Through this program, PBLF offers loans that target specific neighborhoods, incentivize new businesses, and provide a wider range of workforce and technical assistance.
Tom has more than 30 years of Commercial Lending experience, having been a senior lending officer with banks in Chicago and Providence.
Nicole Pollock is a leader in the field of government innovation with experience in state, city, and non-profit organizational leadership.
Doris is an accomplished economic development, public affairs, and community relations professional.
Board of Directors
|Nicole Pollock, Chairperson||Steven DelSesto, Esq||Doris Blanchard , Vice Chairperson|
|Jessica Athens||John Bentz||Allyson Cote|
|Daniel Murphy, Secretary||Peter Quattromani||David Piccerelli|