DreamSpring

Areas Served: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
Loan Range: $1,000—2,000,000
Lending Focus: We provide rapid access to capital to the most vulnerable small business owners, focusing on communities including people of color, women, low- to moderate-income earners, people with disabilities, and start-ups. (with an alternate minimum loan amounts for Georgia of $3k+)

Institute Capital

Areas Served: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia
Loan Range: $0—750,000
Lending Focus: Institute Capital provides debt and investment capital to affordable housing developers, community-based development organizations (CBDOs) and small businesses.

OPTUS Bank

Areas Served: South Carolina
Loan Range: $1,000—2,675,000
Lending Focus: The African American community and other historically underserved people and places.

Business Expansion Funding Corporation (BEFCOR)

Areas Served: North Carolina, South Carolina
Loan Range: $1,000—150,000
Lending Focus: BEFCOR’s CDFI activities are focused on assisting small businesses throughout North Carolina that are historically under-served by traditional lenders, especially minority, woman, veteran, and rural owned businesses.