Washtenaw County Loan Program

Washtenaw County Loan

The Washtenaw Loan Fund was established to assist existing and start-up small businesses in Washtenaw County who cannot obtain conventional financing.

The loans are up to $50,000. Many small businesses know the difficulty of obtaining financing from conventional sources, due to lack of capital, no credit, and insufficient collateral. While entrepreneurs, especially women and minorities, may demonstrate the ability to operate successfully, but cannot access conventional financing. This program will remove these barriers and provide access to needed funds.

CEED Lending is one of the first micro lenders in the country since1984, and provides more than capital assistance. Through the Washtenaw County Loan Fund, we provide business counseling and referrals to build and maintain a successful business.

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