What is the Endurance Loan Program?

The Endurance Loan Program is a loan opportunity paired with grant funding for new and existing businesses in Washtenaw County. All approved loans will receive two complementary technical assistance sessions, a grant that could total up to 50% of the approved loan amount, and a low 7% fixed interest rate.

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Who should apply

  • Women entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurs of color
  • Washtenaw County businesses only
  • For-profit business
  • Home-based, mobile, online, or brick-and-mortar businesses
  • Any industry, except cannabis-related businesses


  • 36 to 48 months
  • 7% fixed interest rate
  • $2,500-$20,000 loan amount

Approved Loans will Receive

  • Grant funding available to pair with debt funding
  • Lower interest rate
  • Guaranteed 3 months of interest-only payments
  • Access to free technical assistance to enhance your business

Questions? Contact microloan@miwf.org

The Endurace Loan Program is sponsored by:

MWF’s Washtenaw County microloan program is made possible by an investment from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. www.aaacf.org