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The Landscape of
Business is Changing.
Lancaster’s explosive growth isn’t benefiting everyone. “Business as usual” must change. Don’t be left behind—create a competitive advantage.
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ASSETS helps you:
your business with Entrepreneur Training
Tools to help entrepreneurs launch and grow successful businesses.Let's Plan!
your business with Community Lending
Innovative loan products and financial services to fuel business growth.Let's Grow!
Lead the way
for your community.
With the help of ASSETS, these local businesses adapted to the changing landscape, improved their social and environmental impact, built stronger businesses, and met our community’s biggest needs.
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
How LGH partnered with ASSETS to assess their supply chain, and increase purchases from local, diverse, and ethical businesses »
Whitaker Early Learning Center
How small business owner LaShonda Whitaker realized her dreams, worked with ASSETS on the training and capital she needed, and changed the future of countless kids »
Help build an economy where everyone can prosper.
ASSETS is a non-profit organization focused on transforming the community through ethical and inclusive business. Join us in infusing and empowering our entrepreneurs with the resources they need.Make a Donation
We believe that
- Stay Strong and Patient: A Message from Chef Oliver Saye
- Op-Ed: Thoughts on dismantling systemic racism from a CEO at ASSETS
- ASSETS’ Statement on #BLM
- The Fire: A Poem on #BLM
- Thoughts from our Co-CEO: The Importance of Pause when a Global Crisis Forces You to Pivot
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