Working Solutions has lent more than $4 million to small businesses with a 97% repayment rate since 2005. Our borrowers generate combined revenues of $29 million each year. Working Solutions' loans have created 73 new businesses and expanded 89 existing ones. These businesses have created over 345 jobs and have successfully leveraged over $3.8 million through additional sources of financing. 21 of our borrowers have “graduated” to successfully obtain financing from banks. We have educated more than 9,000 entrepreneurs through our participation in Access to Capital Workshops in the community, and continue to expand our operations in 9 Bay Area counties.
Are you interested in getting involved in local microfinance? Working Solutions has a variety of opportunities for you to get involved:
Mentor an Entrepreneur: Share your business expertise with a Working Solutions borrower.
Participate on the Board of Directors: Working Solutions recruits people who are enthusiastic about our mission and have the time to commit to participate on the board.
Financial Contributions: Consider making a personal financial donation to Working Solutions, or encourage your company to make a contribution
Expand Our Network: Introduce Working Solutions to people you think should know about our program- entrepreneurs who need loans, potential donors and referral sources, or Invite Working Solutions to speak at your workplace to get your team members involved in our work.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and get involved!