Accion is an award-winning nonprofit providing entrepreneurs with business loans and support to strengthen local economies.


Accion is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (CDFI) that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change. We offer loans up to $1 million, along with training and other support services to those who want to start or expand a small business. We work with clients who have credit scores as low as 500, work with clients with ITIN #s, have flexible requirements for collateral, and even work with start ups. Since 2015, Accion has provided over 162 loans totaling more than $2.1 million with 89% of those loans issued to minority, women and/or low-income entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

Services Provided

Find Funding

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Loan Providers (Specialty)
  • SBA Loan Guarantee Program

Startup / Form a Business

  • Other startup issues


  • Mentoring Programs