The following is a sample of the wide range of community-based lenders, banks, and crowdfunding sources that the Pace SBDC works with to provide access to small business financing:
Crowdfunding can be an effective means of generating small business support. While not relevant for all business models, crowdfunding can both raise much-needed revenue, as well as a means for brick & mortar small businesses to stay connected to their local community. Crowdfunding can also be effective for business ventures with a social mission, to reach and expand its range of supporters.
See below for options through which funders provide monetary contributions in exchange for non-cash rewards, or extend "peer to peer" lending to the business