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While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, one of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development is the Community Development Financial Institution Fund managed by the US Department of the Treasury.
Community Development Financial Institutions fall into four categories:
Allen Bank and Trust Company
Central Bancshares Of Kansas City, Inc.
Central Bank of Kansas City
Choices Federal Credit Union
Country Club Bank, n.a.
Great Rivers Community Capital
Heritage Bank of Saint Joseph
HFHI-SA NMTC I, LLC
MBS Urban Initiatives CDE, LLC
Missouri Family Credit Union
Platte Valley Bank of Missouri
St. Louis Development Corporation
Travois New Markets, LLC
The Small Business Administration was established in 1953. Since that time the agency has dispensed millions of dollars in loans and loan guarantees, contracts, consulting assistance and other programs for small business across the United States.
Many women in business find that in order to meet their business' financial needs, they turn to searching out a loan source. Business loans for women are widely available through the Small Business A...