A Resiliency Working Capital Loan Fund to Help Florida’s Small Businesses and Its Economy to Grow and Prosper.
The Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund provides access to available and affordable working capital at reasonable interest rates and terms to help existing and new Florida small businesses
create and retain permanent jobs, create high paying jobs (increasing income levels) and diversify and stabilize the state’s economy. The program also aims to increase small
business disaster preparedness, allowing businesses to be in a better position to handle any natural disasters that might come their way.
The fund is a partnership between the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), which serves as the overall administrator of the
program. Florida First Capital serves as the state of Florida appointed fiscal administrator of the program.
A total of $50 million in state and federal funds are available as follows: