Jump Start Loan Program

The Jump Start Loan Program (Jump Start) helps small businesses in low-wealth communities start, grow, and thrive. Jump Start provides microloans, technical assistance and financial literacy training. Eligible small business owners in underserved communities can use the Jump Start Loan Program to get their business off on the right track.

Who Can Apply

Small Businesses Starting in California Businesses in Underserved Communities Low Net Worth Entrepreneurs

Loan Amount

Loan From $500 – $10,000

Interest Amount

Determined by Lending Partner

Guarantee Term

Up To 5 Years

Jump Start Use of Proceeds

  • Start-Up Costs
  • Machinery
  • Property
  • Inventory
  • Buildings
  • Tenant Improvements