Community Lending

Grow your business, Grow your impact.

It's a win-win. Fuel your growth while fueling the growth of your community.

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Paving the way
Creating access to capital

Small business plays a vital role in our community. Businesses cannot grow, however— in revenue, size or impact—without access to capital. But historically, entrepreneurs—especially women and people of color—face barriers to traditional lending due to racial and gender inequalities, and oftentimes a lack of generational wealth as well.

ASSETS meets this need through innovative loan products as well as financial counseling and services. We offer businesses a way to fuel their growth, while rewarding them for fueling the growth of their community.

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Sign up today for your free, in-person Discovery Meeting. This 30-minute session is focused on your story, mission, and goals, and how ASSETS can help you elevate and build your business.

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As a social impact restaurant, we had difficulty getting funding from traditional sources. The ASSETS [Impact] Loan was timely and very helpful, because without it we wouldn’t have been able to secure our new location.

Srirupa Dasgupta

Co-owner of Upohar

WHAT WE OFFER

What could happen if you got the capital you needed to grow?

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    The Small Business Loan

    $1,000–$10,000

    This unique product provides access to small personal loans that are used for your business. It helps you establish or improve your credit and offers monthly group sessions and one-on-one financial counseling.

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    The Impact Loan

    $10,000–$50,000

    This innovative product provides funding for businesses who measure – and are committed to improving – their social and environmental impact. Interest rates are discounted based on improvements made.


ASSETS is authorized to lend in the following Central Pennsylvania Counties:
Berks, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York
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Imagine what could be if you had the financing you needed

A free 30-minute Discovery Meeting is just a click away.

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Who We’ve Helped

ASSETS’ Clients are happy clients

4 Personal Finance Tips for Small Business Owners

Your business will always be affected by your personal finances, especially when you’re first starting up. Sure, you’ll want to eventually separate your personal finances from your business finances, but you need to first make sure your personal finances are in order because they can either hinder or fuel the growth of your business… and ultimately lead to its failure or success.

Upcoming Trainings & Events

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Wed 02

2020 Fall Idea Incubator

December 2 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Wed 09

2020 Fall Idea Incubator

December 9 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Thu 10