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Business Advising For Your CDFI Or Community Bank

Increase the impact of your small business capital in your community. PCV’s awardwinning BusinessAdvising.org platform gives your CDFI or nonprofit a turnkey solution to offer mentoring and advising technical assistance services to your small business clients, or supplement an existing mentorship program with targeted advising based on the specific challenges of your clients.

Benefits To Your CDFI Or Community Bank

  • A plug-and-play mentoring platform that your clients can access from anywhere
  • Track prospective- and current-borrower engagement and manage risk ratings
  • Easily meet your clients needs with the right mentor or advisor from a pool of hundreds of active professionals from major banks, consulting firms, and Fortune 500 companies
  • Drive equity with our unique focus on women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities
  • Uniform brand and client experience with a customized landing page for your program or organization
  • Custom technical assistance reporting for your loan portfolio or funders such as client demographics, revenue growth, hiring, and social impact outcomes

How It Works

Pacific Community Ventures provides you with a small business advising and mentoring platform that reduces barriers to offering technical assistance pre- and post-loan while giving you the ability to offer your clients expert advice and guidance on any issue their business is facing, without the need to hire an army of staff. Our platform and customer experience are designed to ensure your small business customers are matched with the right person to fit their needs.

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    Fill out a profile.

    Your customers take 10 minutes to tell us about themselves and their business needs and challenges.

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    Get matched.

    We’ll propose potential matches, but leave the final decision on advising up to your customers.

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    Custom reporting.

    We’ll provide the data you need to measure the success of your technical assistance programs and make decisions around risk and social return.


We’ll Customize A Plan To Your Needs


Low-Cost Pilot Program 

Try us out with a pilot that fits your budget  

  • Up to 10 businesses
  • Basic enrollment report
  • Aggregate twelve-month results report
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Outsource Technical Assistance 

Support loan programs and grant obligations

  • 11 – 100 businesses with unlimited matches
  • Enrollment report(s)
  • Detailed six-month and twelve-month results reports
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Custom Mentoring Program 

We can build a program that meets your needs

  • Can include hundreds of business and advisors
  • Custom metrics and reporting schedule
  • Annual social impact data and more!
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Support Local Businesses In Your Community

Small business owners need more than just a check. Our small business advising and mentoring program matches small business owners with pro bono expert business advisors who provide tailored, hands-on assistance to help small businesses thrive. Companies working with BusinessAdvising.org have increased their annual revenue by 20% on average, and add jobs at ten times the national rate. BusinessAdvising.org also removes location as a barrier, so wherever you are in America, we’ll find the best advisor to help your companies grow. 

Volunteer advisors donate 5 hours of their time each month, and in the last few years they’ve empowered hundreds of small businesses to create and maintain tens of thousands of jobs for working people in underserved communities.


A Few Of Our Clients And Partners