2023 Holiday Gift Guide
This year, we invite you to make a meaningful impact by shopping consciously and supporting small businesses through our Holiday Gift Guide featuring PCV business clients. By choosing gifts from our Holiday Gift Guide, you go beyond selecting exceptional presents. You become a catalyst for positive change, directly supporting local entrepreneurs and playing a pivotal role in nurturing thriving communities through sustainable financial growth.
Start shopping now to empower local entrepreneurs and grow vibrant communities through every thoughtful purchase.
Thank you for attending PCV’s 25th Anniversary
Thank you for joining us at Pacific Community Ventures (PCV)’s 25th Anniversary Celebration on November 11, 2023. Your presence enriched our milestone event, where we honored 25 years of nurturing small businesses and promoting racial equality. This celebration was a testament to our shared achievements and a beacon for future aspirations. We invite you to experience the event again through our website, where a collection of photos and videos await.
Feel inspired by our journey? Find out how you can contribute to our ongoing mission with a donation. Together, let’s continue shaping a vibrant future for our community.
2022 Impact of PCV’s new Restorative Capital & Good Jobs Strategy
Welcome to our 2022 Impact Report! We are filled with immense pride as we share our impact throughout the year and celebrate PCV’s 25th Anniversary in 2023. This report holds a special place as it reflects the evolution of our brand under our new strategy launched last year, to more authentically embody the voices and lived experiences of the communities we serve.
Our Work and Mission
Pacific Community Ventures is an impact investor that supports small business owners and their communities in the fight for economic, racial, and gender justice. We work side-by-side with growing small business leaders and solopreneurs through our integrated model: combining impact-first Restorative Capital and Pro Bono Business Advising with our Good Jobs Innovation Lab that propels thriving communities with equitable jobs.
We provide small business loans to entrepreneurs across California, investing in the people who build businesses and generate jobs in our neighborhoods.
Our BusinessAdvising.org platform connects small business owners across America with free and confidential expert business advising to help them seize opportunities and overcome challenges.
We design effective products, services, and communications to help community partners and small business owners create good-quality jobs.
We’re working to strengthen small and local businesses, and create good jobs with dignity and more equitable communities. In the last two decades, we’ve impacted the lives of thousands of business owners who have created and grown tens of thousands of jobs.
Small Businesses Advised or Funded
Investment Raised To Support Good Jobs
In Impact Investments Evaluated
Good Jobs, Good Business
We know business owners like you want to provide really good jobs, but sometimes you’re not sure how to raise wages, add benefits, or engage employees in ways that work or your bottom line. The Good Jobs, Good Business Toolkit gives you the practical tools you need to offer jobs that balance the needs of the business with the needs of your employees.
Have a question or want more information about our small business or impact investing services? Contact us and we’ll respond as quickly as possible.