Enterprise Development Fund

Mission: To provide equitable growth and opportunities for underserved populations by investing capital and growing businesses and improving communities.

We Are A Mission-Driven Financial Lender That Takes A Market-Based Approach

We support small business and entrepreneurs with impactful investing, recognizing that access to capital is often challenging. Our lending is directly tied to our mission – to improve lives and create opportunities by investing in businesses and developing healthy, vibrant neighborhoods.

What Is A Certified CDFI?

We are proud to be the only Erie County based certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are private financial institutions, backed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, that are dedicated to responsible, affordable lending to help low-income, low-wealth and other disadvantaged, underserved people and communities.

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Our Programs

• Small Business Loans:

Loans up to $500,000 for qualifying individuals who have established businesses and need capital to grow.

• USDA Small Business Loans:

Loans up to $250,000 for businesses located in targeted rural areas.

• Diversity Loan Program:

Targeted to minorities and women entrepreneurs and small business owners, this program provides competitive financing. Loans from $10,000 to $50,000.

Contact Us

Po Box 3001
Erie, PA 16508