making the Philadelphia region a hub for economic development since 1996
FINANTA, short for for FINANcing and Technical Assistance, is a mission-driven nonprofit lending institution facilitating access to capital and consultation services to entrepreneurs, consumers, and first-time homebuyers in the Philadelphia region. FINANTA offers a wide range of financial products and services, including credit building microloans, affinity group lending programs, business loans and technical assistance, mortgage counseling and mortgages, and financial education and training. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), FINANTA supports entrepreneurial expansion, affordable homeownership, consumer borrowing, and community development. Founded in 1996, FINANTA has distinguished itself in the region’s micro and small business sector by delivering services in a manner that is uniquely conscious of the cultural, social, and language barriers that growing immigrant and minority populations face.
Lent in the Philadelphia region and surrounding counties.
of Technical Assistance and personalized credit building provided.
created or retained through FINANTA’s work in the region.
catherine & paul
“Our business wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for FINANTA! We are so thankful for their loans and technical assistance that helped us expand our business.“
logic Eye Care
“FINANTA taught me the importance of knowing my numbers, how to look at profit and loss statements, and where I could make adjustments.”
Lent in over 800 microloans to 51 groups in 100+ borrowing cycles .
in Mortgages to 48 deserving first-time homebuyers & families.
served with lending and technical assistance from FINANTA.
FINANTA’s Products and Services
FINANTA offers a wide variety of programs, products, and services for established small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, ranging from affinity group microloans to business technical assistance.
FINANTA has suite of financial products and services designed to meet homebuyers’ specific needs, including residential mortgages, down payment assistance loans, homeownership counseling, and more!
FINANTA offers a number of programs, products, and services for consumers with various financial goals, such as credit building, paying down debt, saving money, and more.