Thank you for your interest in the Miami Open for Business program.

The goal of our program is to support historically underserved small businesses and nonprofits with asset building through 3 different financial products. Access more information on our main website

On this site:

  • Nonprofits can apply for the Technology & Equipment Microgrant (reopening on March 1st).
  • All applications for Collective Real Estate Ownership (CREO), due by either 2/15 or 4/15. 

If you are a small business interested in a technology grant, or any applicant interested in an ABLE loan, please visit our main website. Contact us if you have any questions. 

Please note, by submitting an application for funding through the Miami Foundation's "Open for Business" program, your entity agrees to have all data provided within an application used for internal program evaluation by a third party. No other disclosure, sharing, or other distribution of your information will be authorized by neither the Miami Foundation nor its third-party program evaluator.

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Gracias por su interés en el programa Miami Open for Business.

El objetivo de nuestro programa es apoyar a las pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro históricamente desatendidas a crear activos a través de 3 productos financieros. Para más información, visite nuestro sitio web principal.

En este sitio:

  • Organizaciones sin fines de lucro pueden aplicar para la Subvención para Tecnología y Equipos (abrirá de nuevo el 1 de marzo)
  • Todas aplicaciones para Bienes Raíces Colectivos (CREO), debido el 15 de febrero o el 15 de abril.

Si usted es un emprendedor y le interesa la subvención para tecnología, o cualquier aplicante interesado en un préstamo ABLE, visite nuestro sitio web principal. 

Nota: Por entregar una solicitud para financiamiento a través del programa de Miami Foundation "Open for Business," su entidad acepta que todos los datos proporcionados dentro de una solicitud se utilicen para evaluación interna conducida por una tercera parte. No se autorizarán ninguna otra divulgación, intercambio o distribución de su información por Miami Foundation ni su evaluador externo.

This application is for Collective Real Estate Ownership (CREO), a forgivable loan up to $500K to purchase shared commercial real estate in select Miami-Dade communities. Read here for more important details and requirements about CREO.

Applications are due by 11:59pm on either February 15 or April 15, 2024. This is the final year of funding. Decisions are communicated by the end of the following month.

  • The first deadline of February 15th has passed. Applicants will be notified by 3/31
  • Final deadline: Monday, April 15th at 11:59pm ET → Notified by 5/30

This is the final year of the program, and the last opportunity for CREO funding. 

We look forward to reviewing your application!