Too many people struggle to make ends meet because they haven’t been given a fair shake. At Pacific Community Ventures, we believe that by investing in small businesses, creating good jobs for working people, and making markets work for social good, we can create a world where all people live in thriving communities.
Programs & Services
We believe that by giving small business owners and investors the tools and support they need they can create good jobs and strengthen their communities. We empower small business owners with fair loans and free mentorship, and help impact investors make investments that create shared prosperity and sustainable communities.
We provide small business loans to entrepreneurs across California, investing in the people who build businesses and generate jobs in our neighborhoods.
We connect small business owners across America with free and confidential expert business advising to help them seize opportunities and overcome challenges.
We develop impact strategies, design measurement and management systems, and conduct evaluations to help investors make more effective investments.
We provide investors, policymakers, and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to create economic opportunity in underserved communities
In the last two decades, we’ve impacted the lives of thousands of small business owners who have created and grown tens of thousands of jobs.
In Investments Evaluated
Tadu Ethiopian Kitchen
Nani and Elias spent over two years working feverishly to grow their 10-table restaurant – with great success. When they had the opportunity to open a second location, banks turned them down, but PCV said yes.
Pacific Community Ventures was brought on to help Humanity United develop a social impact evaluation framework and strategy for an impact investing initiative focused on reducing labor exploitation through investments in supply chain solutions.
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