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Map of the United States with highlights on the following served areas: Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.
Areas Served
Washington D.C.
Office Locations 2021 Rhode Island Ave, NE, Washington D.C. 20018
Contact Email [email protected]

Wacif is a mission-driven nonprofit small business lender and technical assistance provider serving the greater Washington D.C. metro area. Their mission is to increase equity and economic opportunity in underserved communities in Washington D.C. by investing knowledge, social, and financial capital in low- and moderate-income entrepreneurs.

Lending Focus

More information coming soon.

Loans At A Glance

Loan Amounts Provided

Loans up to $150,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Require three years in business
  • Personal guarantees of key owners required
  • No minimum credit score


  • $150 application fee
  • 3% commitment and servicing fee

Loan Types

  • Term loans up to 72 months for working capital, equipment, inventory, and contracts
  • Line of credit for contracts with terms up to 12 months
  • Real estate loans: up to 20 years

Client Success Story

“Wacif has not only provided financial assistance to help our small business grow, but they have gone above and beyond by serving as business mentors and cheerleaders.”
– Veronica Davis, Nspiregreen