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. 

Service Area

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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.

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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.

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.”




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

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For Entrepreneurs

 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.



For Homebuyers

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!


For Consumers

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.


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FINANTA cannot do this work without you. Support FINANTA to invest in economic development in the Philadelphia region. 

The continued involvement of FINANTA supporters makes a difference in communities and commercial corridors. Get involved with FINANTA today.

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