About Finanta

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 credit building services to entrepreneurs, consumers, and first-time homebuyers in the Philadelphia region. FINANTA offers a wide range of products and services, including credit building microloans, affinity group borrowing, business loans and entrepreneurial training, mortgage counseling, and financial education.  As a Community Development Financial Institution, FINANTA supports entrepreneurial expansion, affordable homeownership, consumer borrowing, and community development.  Founded in 1996, FINANTA has distinguished itself in the region’s microlending sector by delivering services in a manner that is uniquely conscious of the cultural, social, and language barriers that immigrants, minorities and other populations face. 

Products and Services

For Entrepreneurs

 FINANTA offers a wide variety of programs, products, and services to entrepreneurs and small business owners


For Homebuyers

FINANTA has financial products and services designed to meet homebuyers’ specific needs, including residential mortgages, down payment assistance loans, and mortgage counseling

For Consumers

FINANTA offers a number of programs, products, and services for consumers with diverse financial goals, such as credit building, debt payment, and saving