FINANCING * TRAINING * COACHING
to help DC Businesses and DC residents exploring entrepreneurship, regardless of their business size, industry or risk level, access capital to open and grow their business in the District of Columbia.
- FINANCING PRODUCTS
DSLBD 2018 Microloan -- Loans up to $50,000 for DC-based small or disadvantaged business owners or residents. Wards 7 & 8 businesses are encouraged to apply. For more information, contact our loan manager, Wacif, at 202- 529-5505 x217, [email protected].
DSLBD-supported LOANS via a Loan Loss Reserve -- DSLBD helps lenders offer microloans to clients who traditional lenders may not consider or deem “at risk.” Loan amounts available vary by lender.
For loans $500 - $7,500
For loans $5,000 - $50,000
Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) 202-540-7409, [email protected]
Wacif, 202-529-5505, [email protected]
Monthly trainings on topics including:
- loan application preparation
- managing businesses ﬁnances
- ﬁnancial issues that may affect loan-readiness (such as credit repair)
Register for trainings at http://bit.ly/DSLBDtraining
Receive on-on-one technical assistance to build credit, access capital, repay loans and managed business ﬁnances.
Sign-up to be a client at https://dcbiz.ecenterdirect.com and select Financing/Capital on step #6.
General Questions about DSLBD’s District Capitalized Program:
Information about grants and other financing products available from DC Government agencies:
Download DSLBD’s Financing Assistance Business Builder tip sheet.