Smart Funding

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With SMART Funding, you can explore flexible lending options that meet your business needs and help you save time and money.


Get the business capital you need!
Now lending from $25,000 to $1.5 million.

The CDC offers competitive loan programs created to assist a variety of established businesses located in Los Angeles County.  Business owners and leaders want to make smart, sound financial decisions. By working directly with CDC’s SMART Funding, businesses can access capital with low-interest and customizable loan terms.  SMART Funding loan programs are led by experienced loan officers with the desire to assist local businesses.

SMART Funding

  • Business Loan Focus Areas

    SMART Funding personalized business capital loans focus on four specific areas of promising economic development:

    -  Manufacturing;

    -  Clean technology;

    -  Medical and health professional; and

    -  Transportation-adjacent development.

    While SMART Funding focuses on the industries above, the CDC lends to a variety of small and medium-sized businesses located in Los Angeles County. 

    Call (626) 586-1856 to see if we have a loan program for you.

  • Eligible Activities

    What can your business do with a SMART Funding loan?

    You can use SMART Funding loan proceeds for the following activities:

    -  Real estate acquisition;

    -  Purchase inventory;

    -  Working capital;

    -  Purchase new equipment/machinery;

    -  Leasehold improvements;

    -  Job creation and retention; and

    -  Debt refinancing.

    SMART Funding is here to help businesses succeed, but it is also designed to create new jobs in Los Angeles County’s growing industries.

  • Call to Get Started

    Contact SMART Funding today to get pre-qualified and grow the business of your dreams!

    Phone

    (626) 586-1856

    E-mail
    Economic.Development@lacdc.org

     

 

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