Locations

With offices all across the country, we're able to serve you and your small business easily and efficiently.
Los Angeles Business Opportunity Fund
Nevada Business Opportunity Fund
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Chicagoland Business Opportunity Fund
Greater Miami Business Opportunity Fund
Tri-State Business Opportunity Fund

We’re Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary!

Join us at our Anniversary Gala on September 24th, where we will be honoring Women Entrepreneurs from all over the country!

VEDC's 40th Anniversary Black Tie Gala

VEDC & JPMorgan Chase Announce Loan Fund for African American-Owned Small Businesses

Learn more about the $30 million fund designed to help African-American entrepreneurs bring their small businesses to success.

Lending Partners

Nationwide banks, credit unions, and industry leaders helping you.

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VEDC is a proud member of the Opportunity Finance Network

The leading national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) investing in opportunities that benefit low-income, low-wealth, and other disadvantaged communities across America.

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About VEDC


VEDC (Valley Economic Development Center) is a leading non-profit small business lender that has a 40 year history of changing the way small business lending is done by making it more available and impactful. With a growing footprint, VEDC has lent $400 million in direct and guaranteed loans to over 108,000 small businesses to create and retain more than 200,600 new jobs. VEDC’s mission, as a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), is to help create jobs and promote small business development in under-served communities. The organization provides loans and micro-financing options to small businesses, particularly those owned by women and minorities, that don’t qualify for traditional financing. VEDC’s expanding portfolio is composed of community-based loan funds in California, Illinois, Nevada, Utah, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida and New York. Learn more about VEDC services by visiting vedc.org/about.

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