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Who is GAF?

At Grow America Fund (GAF), we know that the energy of small business growth is a key component of a healthy community and a thriving economy. We seek to fuel that growth by supporting eligible small businesses that have needs beyond a conventional lender’s profile. With a special focus or minority and women-owned companies as well as businesses in underserved areas, we’ve loaned over $218 million to 579 businesses.

Who is eligible?

  • Businesses in operation for at least 3 years

  • Business revenue with a minimum of $100,000

  • Businesses with a minimum of 4 employees

  • No real estate investment or development projects. (Owner occupant small business must utilize 51% of the space)

  • No financing entities

  • The entity must be for a profit

Do you qualify?

Take a few minutes to fill out our online questionnaire. We will only ask you to provide some general financial information about yourself and your business. No personal information required. After submitting, you will be contacted by one of our loan experts, who will outline your best loan options based on your financing needs.

Click here for the Borrower Application