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Who Can Help

Need assistance understanding loan paperwork requirements or getting your financial house in order? These groups, many of which offer their services for free or low cost, can help.

Established in 1987, Finance Fund connects Ohio's underserved communities with public and private sources of capital. We simplify the complexities of the funding process and manage the flow of millions of public and private dollars to help good ideas come to life—ideas that change systems, create jobs, address community needs and improve the quality of life.

State: OH

INCREASE Community Development Corporation is a faith-based, non-profit organization that provides business training and capital for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in central Ohio.

State: OH

The International Institute of St. Louis offers comprehensive adjustment services for refugees and immigrants in our community. In turn, these newcomers expand the richness of St. Louis’ diversity and help revitalize our economy. Services offered include workshops and microloans for start-ups and businesses that need strengthening or that are looking to expand their goods and services. 

State: MO

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

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