City of Tulsa Small Business Loan

Growing your business and community

TEDC Creative Capital lends to hard-working small business owners, startups, and entrepreneurs who are making Tulsa an even better place to live. In partnership with the City of Tulsa through the CDBG program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, these loans not only benefit your business, but they serve the community, provide jobs, and boost the local economy.


A small business loan from TEDC Creative Capital provides qualifying small businesses up to $75,000 before bank participation may be considered. Loan funds may be used for most business needs. One job must be created or retained for every $50,000 borrowed.


Using the City of Tulsa Small Business Loan program, we can help grow Tulsa together.


Important Loan Details

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    No Maximum Loan Amount – Typical Ranges are from $15,000 to $250,000

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    Only available to City of Tulsa Small Businesses

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    One job must be Created or Retained for Every $50,000 Borrowed

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    Beneficial for Larger Projects that have a Collateral Shortfall

Other Lending Options to Consider

SBA 504 Loan

The SBA 504 loan is a long-term, fixed-rate loan that can help your small business make a large purchase like land, buildings, and long-life equipment.



A microloan is exactly what it sounds like: a small loan from TEDC Creative Capital. You have the freedom to use these funds for any business-related expense, except to purchase real estate.