Small Business Relief Fund
Our Small Business Relief Fund aims to raise support for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The Fund provides relief to struggling self-employed and small business owners. With your help, we can step in as a source of stability for small businesses and self-employed individuals throughout this crisis.
Support Businesses Affected by COVID-19
The economic and personal impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic are increasingly devastating for individuals, families, and small businesses across the U.S. Even before a crisis like this, nearly half of the nation’s 30 million small businesses only had enough cash on hand to operate for 15 days without customers. If they shut down, paychecks for millions of workers are in jeopardy, which will have serious impacts on their families, communities, and our economy as a whole.
From March, 2020 to March, 2021, Accion Opportunity Fund provided over $8 million in COVID relief, deferring or forgiving 9,470 loan payments for 3,989 small business owners.
Your emailed donation receipt will come from Accion Opportunity Fund’s lending arm, Opportunity Fund Community Development, a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity. Opportunity Fund Community Development’s Tax ID Number is 31-1719434. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by U.S. law. Please save or print your receipt for your records.
Accion Opportunity Fund is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We will not lend, sell, or rent your personal information to any third party. Your name, address, phone number, and credit card information will not be used outside of our organization. You may choose to remain an anonymous donor at any time. We subscribe and adhere to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Bill of Rights, which you may view online at www.afpnet.org.