Tucson Business Community:

This page provides a list of technical and financial assistance resources available to those impacted by COVID-19.  

Our economic development team stands ready to assist and will continue to connect you to partner agencies and organizations that offer programs and services to help navigate this challenging time.   

Feel free to reach out directly, or contact one of our partner agencies using the links below.

City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives

Small Business Assistance Line: 520-837-4100

Or, submit your questions and comments.

Federal Resources

Local Resources

Pima Community College SBDC

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost one-on-one business counseling and SBA loan application assistance.

Community Investment Corporation (CIC)

CIC supports local small businesses via specialized loan products and partnerships.

Growth Partners Arizona

Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Microlender for non-profits and small business.


SCORE offers free and modestly priced workshops to assist clients to evaluate their business ideas and guide them through the start-up and business planning phases.

Local First Arizona

Doing all we can to support small, local, and independent businesses.

Prestamos CDFI

Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC), and it lending subsidiary, Prestamos, have a long standing partnership with the SBA and a history of helping small businesses.


PPEP Microbusiness and Housing Development Corporation (PMHDC) provides loans to small business owners in southern Arizona.

State Resources

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

Link to Arizona Department of Economic Security landing page.

Arizona Together

Business resources compiled by the State of Arizona.