Small Business Resiliency Network (SBRN) Credit Building Pilot Program
Exciting new procurement opportunity to leverage grant seed funding from Commerce for establishment of an SBRN Credit Building Pilot Program
See full procurement here: Open Procurement - Small Business Resiliency Network (SBRN) Credit Building Program - Washington State Department of Commerce
The Washington State Department of Commerce is seeking to contract with a single nonprofit organization or a collaboration of organizations to create a new SBRN Credit Building Pilot Program.
Credit unions, community foundations, and CDFIs interested in piloting creative new ways to build or improve credit for Washington small businesses and entrepreneurs are encouraged to submit a response to this Request for Qualifications and Quotes (RFQQ).
Help Washington Small Businesses by:
- Creating more equitable access to capital for business owners from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities
- Addressing underlying barriers to conventional lending as identified by SBRN partner organizations
- Designing and launching innovative products to leverage capital to small businesses and entrepreneurs in Washington Stat
An informational session is scheduled to be held on March 22, 2023 at 10:00 am, Pacific Time, via Zoom.
Register in advance for this webinar at: https://wastatecommerce.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kZFs0NhcQ9-niLRjgO7xXA