The Kalamazoo Small Business Loan Fund, established in partnership with the City of Kalamazoo and supported by the Foundation for Excellence, is intended to be a bridge loan to provide local businesses time and opportunity to take advantage of the current COVID-19 SBA Loans, State, and Federal loan assistance programs.

Guiding Principles of the fund include:


Low-interest loans between $5,000 and $50,000 will be available for businesses that meet the following requirements:

Eligible uses of the loan may include, but are not limited to:

Contact information for the loan

Kalamazoo Small Business Loan Fund

Natalie Saucedo, Director – Individual Giving and Innovation