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

August 31, 2015

What’s New In Impact Investing? August Roundup

Impact investing is about a very simple, progressive idea: markets and money for good.

August 20, 2015

Understanding Capital For Your Small Business

Starting a small business is hard enough, but seeking capital can open a whole new set of challenges even for the most seasoned entrepreneur.

August 17, 2015

Introducing PCV’s New President

We have selected Mary Jo Cook as our next President and C.E.O.

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June 25, 2015

California Initiative 2014 Report

The tenth annual report examining CalPERS’ California Initiative, a $1 billion private equity, economically targeted investment (ETI).  The California Initiative seeks to invest in companies located in traditionally underserved markets, primarily, but not exclusively, located in California.

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June 25, 2015

CalPERS For California 2014 Report

The fifth annual report documenting the California Public Employees Retirement System's $25.7 billion of investments in California as of June 30, 2014. The report provides an examination of the broad ancillary benefits of all CalPERS investments in California across the asset classes of public equity, fixed income, private equity, real estate, and infrastructure.

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June 09, 2015

PCV’s 2014 Impact Report

Pacific Community Ventures has fueled the economic recovery for low-income communities over the past five years. 

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