EDC Loan Program

Program Description

As a community-based lender, the EDC helps both new and existing businesses through a wide range of loan products designed to promote competitive growth across many types of industries. The purpose of the EDC Loan Program is to help local businesses stimulate job creation and economic growth by providing access to non-traditional funding.

The EDC offers a variety of targeted lending opportunities through four distinct loan programs:
  • Business Development Loan Fund
  • Childcare Investment Loan Fund
  • City of Ventura Business Assistance Loan Fund
  • Disaster Loan Fund 

The EDC Loan program works in conjunction with EDC’s Small Business Development Center to provide a broad set of resources to help businesses with retention and expansion projects. With its team of approximately 30 business advisors who are experts in their fields, the SBDC provides businesses with quality technical assistance to help businesses grow.

Click here to find out more information about the EDC's loan programs.