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To locate a business assistance providers or lenders near you, visit the business assistance provider map on Venturize.

Research your options among local CDFIs, community banks, online lenders and other loan providers.

When it comes to your business, you want a banking partner who can provide the service and support to help your business grow and prosper. North Valley Bank is that partner. We’re committed to doing our part to improve our communities - and that includes helping local businesses with competitive business loans and access to business lines of credit. From large corporations to small businesses, North Valley Bank offers customized banking solutions to support your business loan needs.

State: OH

Opportunity Fund believes that small amounts of money and financial advice can help people make permanent and lasting change in their own lives, driving economic mobility and building stronger communities. Our strategy combines microloans for small business owners and microsavings accounts to help students pay for college and families save for a rainy day. As California’s leading microfinance provider, our team has deployed $115 million and helped more than 12,000 people since 1994.

State: CA, IL
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Pacific Community Ventures is a nonprofit community development financial institution (CDFI) that engages small businesses, impact investors, and policymakers to build an economy that works for everyone. PCV Small Business Lending provides affordable small business loans and micro loans from $10,000 to $200,000 to California businesses creating quality jobs in underserved communities. They specialize in working with small business owners who’ve had a hard time accessing capital, like female borrowers, borrowers of color, and borrowers that may have been turned down for SBA or traditional bank loans. 

State: CA

The Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) is a non-profit organization that provides learning, lending, and coaching to grow Community Entrepreneurs who build businesses to advance along the pathway to self-sufficiency and self-worth. RMMFI’s brand of microfinance combines affordable and approachable business support services and flexible microloans to help individuals turn a good idea into an income-generating business.

State: CO

SimpleGrowth is an online lending marketplace that connects Chicagoland small businesses to local lenders and business assistance centers. The goal of SimpleGrowth is to provide both education and support to business owners all on one simple platform.

State: IL

SmartBiz is redefining SBA lending through its advanced technology platform. SmartBiz acts as a packaging and referral agent for small businesses, and as a technology provider to preferred SBA lenders. The online application is streamlined and efficient, enabling business owners easy access to low rates and long-term loans. 

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The mission of Stockton Impact Corps is to act as a catalyst mobilizing community assets to create economic opportunity in Stockton. To achieve our mission, Stockton Impact Corps offers business owners small business development training and micro-loans. These loans will provide entrepreneurs with initial capital to get their business started; during the repayment of the loan, Stockton Impact Corps will work with loan recipients to prepare them for more traditional borrowing from a financial institution. We believe that financial stability is attained through the combination of knowledge, opportunity, and access to capital; by offering these services, the organization will be able to have a traceable impact on Stockton, providing more economic stimulation.

State: CA

VEDC is a leading non-profit small business lender offering microloans and small business loans up to $500,000 in 8 states. Their mission is to create jobs and promote small business development in under-served communities. To learn more, visit www.vedc.org or find a microlender near you through their interactive map at www.microloan.org.

State: CA, IL

Wade Co. Capital is a business and capital development company specializing in financing and building business strategies to include business modeling, marketing, and business planning for small to mid-sized businesses seeking alternative methodologies to improve, grow, and sustain their business.

State: CA

The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) is a one of a kind non-profit focused on fueling the economy through entrepreneurship. As the oldest, largest and most comprehensive women’s business assistance center in the United States, we have programs designed to help individuals in every phase of the business development and growth process.

State: IL