Our Mission

Pacific Community Ventures creates economic opportunity in low-income communities. We achieve our mission by providing working capital to small business owners, entrepreneurship advice, and impact investing field building. Watch our origin story.
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Meet Our Companies

Over the past decade, we've helped thousands of small businesses create tens of thousands of jobs. Our companies have shown job growth at ten times the national average. 50% of our companies are female-owned, and 56% are minority-owned. Meet some of our advised and funded companies!
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Latest News and Publications

May 21, 2015

In The News: The State of Small Business Finance

Non-traditional lenders are filling the small businesss lending gap: CDFIs (like PCV), crowdfunding platforms, community banks and credit unions, and online lenders. 

April 29, 2015

Measuring CommCap’s Social Impact

PCV InSight worked with CDFI CommCap to add to its impact measurement capabilities so it can better serve its borrowers and share the impact of its work more widely with its stakeholders. 

April 29, 2015

The Start Of A New Era At PCV

Beth Sirull -- whose leadership has helped PCV realize many benchmark achievements over the past 10 years -- has announced this is her last year as President. We'll miss you, Beth!

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April 06, 2015

Business Advising Welcome Kit

This toolkit is intended to support the hard work of the small business owners and volunteer advisors in our program by by providing some structure, templates, tips, best practices, resources, and lessons learned to set your advising match on the right path from Day One.

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January 05, 2015

Invest Northwest: Eight-Year Social Performance Review

Creating jobs through mission investing: Read our white paper on the Northwest Area Foundation and Invest Northwest.

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December 08, 2014

PCV 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, shop small and save big! In this guide you’ll find special holiday promotions offered exclusively to the PCV network from small businesses that we support.

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