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Justine PETERSEN gives people opportunities to create new futures for themselves and their families by helping them become and stay homeowners, start and run successful businesses, access education, begin and manage personal savings programs.

State: MO
Borrowers' Bill of Rights Signatory

Kiva is a non-profit that connects small businesses with 0% interest business loans. Through their crowdfunding platform, Kiva expands access to capital for entrepreneurs that our current financial system won't support, but dream to start or grow their own businesses. To learn more visit www.kiva.org/borrow

State: CA, CO, MI, OH
National Lender

With the generous support of key funders and hard work of community partners, LEDC is equipping Latinos and other DC-area and Baltimore residents with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities.

State: MD
Borrowers' Bill of Rights Signatory

Lending Club is the world’s largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors. We’re transforming the banking system to make credit more affordable and investing more rewarding. We operate at a lower cost than traditional bank lending programs and pass the savings on to borrowers in the form of lower rates and to investors in the form of solid returns.

National Lender
Borrowers' Bill of Rights Signatory

Lendio, an online aggregator, has spent five years working with hundreds of lenders in the alternative lending industry. Each lender has been identified and screened on a basis including, but not limited to, past track record, customer service, ownership, technology, product diversity, and rates charged to small businesses.

National Lender

LISC Small Business brings together financing options and free advisory services in a one-stop shop so that underserved entrepreneurs have easy access to the resources they need to grow.

State: IL

MACED lends to businesses, nonprofits and public agencies. We specialize in working with enterprises that create jobs, diversify local economies or provide critical community services in Central Appalachia. Loans range from $1,000 to $1,000,000+ and we provide free or discounted business advisory services.

State: KY

Main Street Launch, serving Oakland and San Francisco, provides access to micro and small business loans from $10,000 to $250,000, offering competitive interest rates and no prepayment penalties. It also offers one-on-one business advising to launch to the next level, wheter as a new or an existing business.

State: CA

Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc. was established to provide services to Maryland Eastern Shore small business owners and potential owners who otherwise lack the collateral and/or credit to give them access to conventional loans and other financial products. Services include business loans, business consulting, business education and networking opportunities.

State: MD

North Branch Works offers a micro loan product for small businesses located in and around the North River, Addison, and Kennedy/Kimball Industrial Corridors. For over 30 years, NBW's local expertise and deep city and neighborhood relationships have helped promote economic development linked to workforce development and job creation. NBW emphasizes new growth, proper land use and area revitalization through its business advocacy and innovative solutions.

State: IL

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