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Accessible and affordable impact-based financing

Mission Driven Finance helps nonprofits, social enterprises, and businesses grow with accessible and affordable impact-based financing. We fund and leverage capital to advance economic opportunity and empower communities.

Our Lending Focus

Through our flagship Advance strategy, we make commercial loans* of $100,000 to $500,000 to tenacious small businesses and nonprofits in San Diego that are committed to advancing economic opportunity, but find themselves in a capital gap. We look for “tweens“—businesses that don’t fit SBA, microloan, or bank criteria—where our investment will be the tipping point enabling a project to succeed. Interested in learning more? Here are five things to know about getting an impact-based loan.

*Mission Driven Finance also offers transactions structured in accordance with Islamic financing principles.

"The process of working with Mission Driven Finance gave us a chance to look at every component of the business so we can be in the strongest position to serve our students.”



Bethany Chaffin, Director

Friends of Willow Tree


Mission Driven Finance is committed to upholding transparent and fair lending practices as a signatory of the Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights.

Ready to explore impact-based financing?