Our Mission

Pacific Community Ventures creates economic opportunity in low- and middle-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

April 17, 2015

Free Webinar—Debt or Equity: What’s Right for My Business?

Join BusinessAdvising.org and Sherry Bijan on May 22 for a webinar on understanding whether debt or equity is the right move for your small business.

April 15, 2015

A New Matching Loan Program Open To Our Entrepreneurs

Our partner Kiva Zip is teaming up with LISC to provide more loans and expand financial opportunities to the small businesses in our network!

April 15, 2015

The Small Business Administration Is Examining Equity-Based Crowdfunding

News from the intersection of small business and impact investing. 

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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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