Find various grant and funding sources to support your business, including information about contracting with the County, and other funding sources throughout the county, state, and nation.
County of San Diego Department of Purchasing & Contracting (DPC): DPC is responsible for overseeing and managing all purchases and contracts with the County. Learn about doing business with the County and apply for contracting opportunities through BuyNet.
Find more information about what and how the County buys.
South County Economic Development Council: Learn more about the grants and loan programs offered by the South County EDC.
California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank): The IBank was created in 1994 to finance public infrastructure and private development that promote a healthy climate for jobs, contribute to a strong economy and improve the quality of life in California communities. Discover how the IBank’s Small Business Finance Center can support small businesses to grow and prosper through the Loan Guarantee Program.
California Competes Tax Credit: The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Businesses of any industry, size, or location compete for over $180 million available in tax credits by applying in one of the three application periods each year.
Amber Grant: Every month, WomensNet carries a tradition of giving away at least $30,000 in Amber Grant money. The Amber Grant was funded after young Amber, a future entrepreneur, died before achieving her goal.
Forbes: A Forbes guide to learn about and find a variety of grants posted with deadlines of ongoing, monthly, and yearly.
Grants.gov: Government grant funding opportunities are posted daily.
IFundwomen Grants: Learn and apply for various grants funded by IFundwomen and its partners for women-owned businesses.
SBA Funding Programs: Find loans, disaster assistance, grants, and more through the U.S. Small Business Administration.