Erie County Response Fund

Small Business Loans

The Erie County Redevelopment Authority established the Small Business Emergency Loan Fund to assist area businesses with 25 or more employees who have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The program allows for loans up to $50,000. All loans will be at zero percent interest for the life of the loan, with terms of 1-3 years. For additional information, please call: 814-480-0337, Extension 8; or, apply online now at:

For businesses with under 25 employees, please apply at, or call 814-451-1107.