Georgia’s largest small business focused community development loan fund, ACE catalyzes entrepreneurial growth through financing and education, with a focus on women, people of color, and low to moderate-income business owners.
Business Impact NW is a nonprofit CDFI serving underbanked entrepreneurs, and provide coaching, classes, and access to capital to community small businesses, with an emphasis on working with traditionally underserved populations.
California Coastal Rural Development Corporation is dedicated to providing financing to small farmers and businesses throughout California who lack access to capital and technical assistance. Their mission is to assist enterprises to grow, thrive and prosper enabling the overall economic development to under served California communities.
Since 1973, the Center for Rural Affairs has been a leading force engaging people to build a better rural future, with a mission of establishing strong rural communities, social and economic justice, environmental stewardship, and genuine opportunity for all while engaging people in decisions that affect the quality of their lives and the future of their communities.
CPLC was founded in 1969 to confront discrimination against Mexican-American students in Phoenix. Today, CPLC’s programs work to help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency by providing accessible healthcare; affordable housing; a quality education; access to meaningful work; and political representation.
CEI was founded in 1977 with a mission to grow good jobs, environmentally sustainable enterprises and shared prosperity in Maine and rural regions throughout the U.S. One of the nation’s leading CDFIs for over 43 years, CEI has provided $1.46 billion in loans, equity and tax credit financing for 3,039 businesses and projects helping to build livelihoods, wealth and a more equitable, sustainable economy.
Colorado Enterprise Fund was created in 1976 to expand access to financing and offer flexible terms to business owners when traditional lenders couldn’t. Today CEF provides business consulting services and connect budding small businesses and entrepreneurs to relevant resources. Loans vary in size from a few thousand dollars to $1,000,000 and have assisted more than 2,900 Colorado small businesses and counting.
Since 1982, Community Ventures has impacted Kentuckians through helping more than 1,600 people own homes and has helped 5,000 entrepreneurs start or expand their business. From affordable financing to large-scale community projects, areas of CVC’s focus offer the opportunity to dramatically improve the quality of life for people across Kentucky.
Since 1973, CIC has been dedicated to assisting small businesses that have great ideas and need more power to grow them. CIC is an economic development lending company that offers financing and support to small businesses in Connecticut and Rhode Island (USA).
ECDI provides responsible, affordable lending and comprehensive small business development services to help underbanked people and Ohio communities join the economic mainstream. ECDI’s target population includes low-moderate income individuals, minorities, women, immigrants, and refugees, and those otherwise precluded from funding from a traditional financial institution.
The Entrepreneur Fund actively partners with entrepreneurs in northeast Minnesota, central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin to spark growth and achieve success. We accelerate business growth with business loans and flexible financing, fuel success with strategic support and help promote a culture of entrepreneurship throughout the region.
As an organization, Justine PETERSEN serves as a port of entry to mainstream finance, equipping and empowering individuals and families with the necessary knowledge, tools and products necessary to build intergenerational assets and wealth.
The purpose of KHIC is to coordinate, devise, implement, and promote community, economic, and social development efforts within a 22 county footprint within Kentucky. KHIC provides and retains employment opportunities in Southeastern Kentucky through sound financial investments and the provision of managerial assistance.
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Lifting black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) and women to reach financial security and prosperity through entrepreneurship has been in LiftFund’s DNA since 1993, believing that building assets and wealth creates a brighter future and equips a person to break the cycle of poverty.
Since 1986, MoFi has worked to help small business owners in Montana, providing financing and consulting to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the Northern Rockies, as well as affordable housing solutions.
Northern Initiatives is in business to provide loans and business services to small business owners and entrepreneurs who create jobs and enable the communities of Michigan and neighboring Wisconsin to thrive.
Promotes the growth and economic expansion of diverse Los Angeles communities through infusion of capital, business consultation services, and financial literacy training. Targets low and moderate-income residents, entrepreneurs and business owners in Los Angeles with diverse loan products and technical assistance focused on financial education and credit building.
Created in 1999 as an economic development agency to increase access to capital for Tennessee businesses, Pathway Lending is a national leader in economic development lending as a CDFI that increases access to capital for underserved businesses in Tennessee & Alabama.
WWBIC has been a leading innovative statewide economic development corporation since 1987 assisting individuals who are starting, strengthening or expanding businesses with direct lending, quality business and financial capability education and one-on-one technical business assistance.
With a service area of nine counties in Washington (Yakima, Benton, Grant, Adams, Franklin, Walla Walla, Chelan, Okanogan, and Kittitas), RCDR’s mission is to encourage community development through self employment opportunities for low income entrepreneurs.
Since 1981, WBD has helped fund over 2,500 businesses and created over 65,000 jobs in Wisconsin and Minnesota. WBD is now consistently one of the top ten most active, of the nearly 250, CDC’s in the country. WBD participates in hundreds of projects each year with WI, MN, and MI lenders and serves as an integral hub in every project.