Through this fund, local nonprofit Accion is offering small business loans from $5,500 to $50,000 to existing businesses located in unincorporated areas of San Diego County with fewer than 50 employees.

Accion Serving Southern California is also offering loans to small businesses in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Basic eligibility

  • Must have a current source of income (i.e. business, job, unemployment, spousal income)
  • Business must have been in operation prior to August 1, 2019
  • Must be current with credit report and no bankruptcy discharged within the past 12 months

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Additional support

Accion’s partners at the San Diego & Imperial Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) are ready to help you get materials ready for this loan program and to understand any other disaster assistance programs. For support, please register at

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