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A Strong Track Record Promoting Equitable Community Growth and Sustainability

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35 years of small business lending

SBA Preferred Lender

SBA Preferred Lender

Loans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia
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Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)

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Experienced business development officers

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More than $900M in New Markets Tax Credit allocation

Our Lending Programs

CRF SBA 7(a) Small Business Program

The SBA 7(a) program provides small businesses with financing up to $5 million for commercial real estate, business acquisition, equipment, and more.

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New Markets Tax Credit

We helped create the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program and are one of the most experienced administrators of NMTC loans. For more than a decade, the NMTC program has delivered critical funding to underestimated communities across the country.

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MN Inclusive Growth Fund

CRF and its partners worked together to create the Minnesota Inclusive Growth Fund, also known as MIGF, to provide flexible, affordable capital and business support services to businesses across Minnesota, with a focus on long-term recovery and growth.

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Nevada Battle Born

Backed by the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), the Nevada Battle Born Microloan Program connects small businesses in the state to mission-driven lenders that provide affordable loans, up to $250k, and technical assistance services.

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