The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) is a federally-funded program intended to attract lenders & investors to help with funding businesses that can’t get conventional business loans from banks & lending institutions.
The AK SBDC is the administrative lead on the program for Alaska, and will deploy the funding to lenders and investment funds.
TREND will award funding up to $10,000 in cash and services to four entries. Visit https://aksbdc.org/about/programs/trend/ to review the terms and apply. You can expect the awards announcement at the end of March!