WE ARE YOUR
ACCESS TO CAPITAL


We are a mission-driven nonprofit lending institution facilitating access to capital and technical assistance in the Philadelphia region.
 
Business Loans
Residential Mortgages
Project Reinvest: Homeownership
Affinity Group Lending Circles
Credit Building and Technical Assistance

 

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LENDING CIRCLES/ AFFINITY GROUPS

  • Borrowing in cycles with peers of your own affinity group
  • Each participant having access from $1,200 to $25,000 loans
  • Free group and one-on-one credit building training, credit counseling, and technical assistance
  • Referral to other FINANTA or bank partner loan products

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BUSINESS LOANS

  • Customized loan products
  • Competitive, transparent, and flexible terms
  • No minimum credit score required
  • Free credit building training, credit counseling, and business training TA
  • Loans ranging from $1,200 to $150,000, including up to $100,000 lines of credit

 

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RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGES

  • Mortgages for first-time homebuyers in Philadelphia for up to $417,000
  • Fair, transparent, and flexible terms
  • Personalized homeownership, credit building and counseling
  • Some financial help may be available for closing costs on a per-case basis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

our IMPACT

 

   

$47+ MILLION

Lent in the Philadelphia region and surrounding counties.

 

40,000+ HRS

of Technical Assistance and personalized credit building provided.

1,500+ JOBS

created or retained through FINANTA’s work in the region.

 

$5+ MILLION

Lent in over 800 microloans to 51 groups in 100+ borrowing cycles .

 

$4.5+ MILLION

in Mortgages to 48 deserving first-time homebuyers & families.

8 COUNTIES

served with lending and technical assistance from FINANTA.

success stories


Dr. hill-bennet
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”

Santiago & mArgarita
lencheria principe

FINANTA has been there for us 100%. Our lender and the technical assistance we have received has been essential every step of the way!”

elhadji ndiaya
radio xalaat

“I’m amazed at their product. They really reach out into our communities and help us become economically self-sufficient.

catherine & paul
fireball printing

“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.

ABOUT FINANTA

making the Philadelphia region a hub for economic development since 1996


FINANTA is a mission-driven nonprofit lending institution facilitating access to capital and technical assistance in the Philadelphia region. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), FINANTA has supported entrepreneurial expansion, affordable homeownership, consumer borrowing, and community development since 1996. FINANTA economically empowers clients through borrowing and financial training, delivering services in a way that is acutely aware of the cultural, social, and language challenges they encounter.