Diverse Erie, in collaboration with key public and private partners, has leveraged its resources to create a meaningful and sustainable fund — The Small Business Fund. By investing in local BIPOC businesses, this fund will support business growth and advance equity among BIPOC-owned businesses in Erie County. It will also work to attract new businesses to the region and advance economic development goals to support future generations.

Fund contributors include:

  • Erie County Redevelopment Authority (ECRDA)
  • Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority (ECGRA)
  • Erie Community Foundation (ECF)
  • Greater Erie Economic Development Corporation (GEEDC)
  • Enterprise Development Fund (EDF)

APPLY HERE

FUND GUIDELINES

1128 State Street, Suite 300
Erie, PA 16501

814-602-3043

dmitchell@eriedeic.org