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What Are the Different Types of Term Loans you can get at a CDFI?

Are you a struggling entrepreneur looking for ways to finance your business? Partnering with a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to secure a business loan could be the solution you’re looking for. However, you may be wondering what kind of term loan is best for you and your business. A term loan is a loan that provides you with a lump sum that gets repaid in regular installments over a set period of time. Read on to learn more about three types of term loans that CDFIs offer to see which would work best for your business.

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Recreational Economies Initiative (REI) for West Virginia

Tourism and recreation have a significant impact on the economy of West Virginia. Tourism, specifically, is one of the state’s …

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USDA RURAL ENERGY FOR AMERICA PROGRAM, Inflation Reduction Act – Grant and Guaranteed Loan

Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), REAP can now provide guaranteed loans of up to 75% of the cost of eligible projects and grants covering up to 40% of project costs for small businesses and agricultural producers that want to integrate renewable energy technology. Applications for the 2023 fiscal year are due March 31, 2023.

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What Are the Different Types of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)?

As a small business owner, you may be struggling to find a way to fund company. Luckily, Community Development Financial …

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Banks vs. CDFIs: What’s the Difference?

Running a business is not easy. Growing a business is harder still. Finding funding to grow your business can feel …

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NCIFund Partners with Truist and CornerSquare Community Capital to Support Underserved Small Businesses in Central Appalachia and the Southeast

Today, Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIFund), a Charles Town, WV based community development financial institution (CDFI) is announcing its partnership …

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NCIFund and Positec Group Award $50,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Grants to NC Small Businesses

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIFund), a mission-driven small business lender to locally-owned enterprises in the Southeast and central …

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NCIFund Receives Loan To Support Downtown Redevelopment and Entrepreneurship in Charleston, WV

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.V. — The Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIFund) recently received a $300,000 loan from the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation in Charleston, …

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NCIFund Opens Low Interest Hurricane Recovery Loans to Carolina Farmers

Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIFund), Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA), and Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA) committed to recovery of …

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New Grant Supports West Virginia Downtown Redevelopment

Natural Capital Investment Fund and Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center to Support Diverse Economies and Job Creation SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.V.— …

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