Start a Business

Community Ventures lends to a wide range of businesses, from startups to multi-million dollar community revitalization projects. We give each application personal consideration and offer flexible terms to fit your needs.

There are a variety of financing programs available to help both new and established businesses grow and generate jobs. We are a leader in offering loans to women, veteran and minority-owned businesses, as well as businesses located in low-to-moderate income areas.

Business loans range from $500 to $5 million.

Our support doesn’t end with the loan closing; Community Ventures’ expert staff will provide ongoing business advice to make sure you have the tools and knowledge to succeed and grow.


Click the button to the right to get started on an application, or fill out the form below to learn more.


Our lending supports startups, existing businesses, and rural businesses with:

• Working capital needs

• Purchasing land, buildings, and/or equipment

• Business expansion and job creation

• Affordable housing

• Commercial real estate

• Healthy food financing

Information for Veterans

Are you a Veteran with a small business venture? Check out this small business guide with tools and financial resources for Veterans.

Download the Small Business Guide for Veterans

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