Small Business Resources

Financial assistance for your small business is just a click away. The following resources can connect you with everything from grants and low-interest loans to funding programs available through the Federal COVID-19 relief package.


  • Arizona Commerce Authority: The Arizona Commerce Authority has gathered resources to support businesses and employees as they combat the spread of COVID-19.
  • Arizona Take-Out Week: The Arizona Restaurant Association is directing local diners to restaurant take-out, delivery and curbside offerings. To participate, email takeout@azrestaurant.org.
  • Business Helping Business: See offers from local Scottsdale businesses.
  • CARES Act Readiness Program for Small Businesses: The Arizona Small Business Association and Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry have joined forces to launch this free online training program for small business owners on navigating the CARES Act and accessing relief funds.CARES Act Guidance: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce provides guidance to businesses on their eligibility for funding programs in the Federal relief package.
  • Choose Scottsdale Job Board: If you have immediate hiring opportunities, post positions for free on the Choose Scottsdale job board to push your job opportunities to the community.
  • Local First Business Relief & Resources: Local First Arizona provides links and information for small businesses, including relief funds for service workers and grant programs for businesses.
  • Open for Business: The Scottsdale Good To Go Business Finder is an interactive resource tool that allows customers to quickly identify which restaurants, retail shops or hotels are open around them. Listing your Scottsdale business is free and easy!
  • Paycheck Protection Program: The program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
  • Scottsdale Industrial Development Authority: The Scottsdale IDA is providing grants up to $5,000 for qualifying local businesses in the tourism, food and beverage and healthcare sectors impacted by COVID-19.  Apply through May 12, 2020. 
  • Scottsdale Police Department: The Scottsdale Police Department has compiled crime prevention tips for businesses that are having employees work from home or closing in the short term.
  • Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center: The city of Scottsdale launched this virtual, one-stop shop assist Scottsdale businesses with their questions on federal, state and other government funding programs. Reach the center by texting 480-312-3111 or emailing business@scottsdaleaz.gov.
  • Small Business Loans: The U.S. Small Business Administration provides economic injury disaster loans for small businesses.