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  • The Challenge Program

    Read about the $150,000 loan to complete construction on a new training facility. Wilmington, DE.

    The Challenge Program
  • Connections Community Service Program

    Wilmington, DE — $90,130 loan to renovate property for A&G Steakhouse, a social enterprise. Read more about Connections.

    Connections Community Service Program
  • Primo's Hoagies

    Wilmington, DE — $150,000 to build out and equip a retail space for
    a Primo's Hoagies franchise. Read More here.

    Primo's Hoagies
  • Sports at the Beach Read about their story here.

    Sports at the Beach
  • Limousines Unlimited, LLC

    Limousines Unlimited, LLC, Felton, DE

    Limousines Unlimited, LLC
  • Interior, Garrett House

    Affordable Housing for Adults with Disabilities. Operated by United Cerebral
    Palsy of Delaware, Inc.

    Interior, Garrett House
  • JP Morgan Chase Foundation

    Donate to Support Your Local Businesses

    JP Morgan Chase Foundation
  • Ubon Thai Cuisine

    Located on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE

    Ubon Thai Cuisine
  • Discount Oil, Newark

    Chuck and Katie Warne, Owners

    Discount Oil

Breaking Down Barriers. Building Up Communities.

First State Community Loan Fund is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution that provides loan capital to small businesses, community organizations and developers of affordable housing throughout Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania (Chester and Delaware Counties).

Based in Wilmington, DE, First State Community Loan Fund provides a comprehensive array of financial and business development services for individuals at any stage of business. Current programs include: the Business Savers Program, Technical Assistance Services, Microloans, Business Growth Loans, Community Development Loans, and Affordable Housing Loans.
Founded in 1993, First State Community Loan Fund has awarded more than $25 million in loans, creating more than 1500 jobs, 1300 daycare and charter school slots, and more than 200 affordable housing units.

First State Community Loan Fund is a proud member of the Opportunity Finance Network.

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