California Small Business Loans

PCV’s Loan Fund (SAIL) provides affordable small business loans ($50,000 - $200,000) to California businesses that are creating quality jobs in underserved communities.

We make the loan process simple and straightforward.  We’ll provide:

  • personal relationship with your business
  • quick response on loan eligibility, and
  • direct and frequent communication during the lending process. 

Our loans help small business owners located in or hiring from low- or moderate-income communities thrive and be successful. In addition to quarterly meetings with a financial advisor, SAIL borrowers can also work with expert small business advisors in a variety of areas, such as marketing, HR and operations. All of the areas that you may currently be facing challenges in as you grow your business.  With a PCV SAIL loan, although you're the CEO of your business, you’re not alone; we’re here to help.

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Am I Eligible?

Learn more about our SAIL loan program, and see if you’re eligible.

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Apply Today

Tell us a little bit about your company, and we’ll let you know if PCV’s loan program is a good fit for your small business.

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Our CDFI provides funding and small business loans for the entire state of California, with a special focus on Bay Area communities like San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Fremont, and Santa Rosa. Have any questions, or need any additional information? 

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