California Small Business Loans

PCV provides affordable small business loans ($50,000 - $200,000) to California businesses that are creating quality jobs in local 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, PCV small business loan 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 small business 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 small business loan program, and see if you’re eligible.

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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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June 01, 2015

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Every month, PCV gives you a roundup of what’s new in the impact investing field, what conversations are taking place, and how you can get involved.

May 28, 2015

Faith-Based Organizations and Impact Investing

Faith-based organizations have long invested capital with consideration to social causes. Today’s FBOs commonly engage in Socially Responsible Investing (“SRI”) using tools such as portfolio screens, divestment, and shareholder activism. 

May 26, 2015

The Economic Vitality Grant Program

PCV’s partnership with PG&E to create jobs and strengthen local economies in California.

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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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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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