The First to Believe in Small Businesses
Working Solutions is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution that supports underserved San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs to start and grow thriving local businesses. We specialize in start-up and early-stage financing for individuals residing in the nine Bay Area counties.
Capital in the form of affordable microloans from $5,000 to $50,000 with fixed, reasonable rates and small business grants.
Consulting customized for the needs of our client’s business. Our one-on-one consultations focus on skill-building so that clients can apply what they learn to their businesses in order to achieve long term success.
Community connections. We build the confidence of our local business owners, help them connect with their local community members, city services, and other pro bono or low-cost support so that they can thrive and keep our communities diverse, vibrant and full of local flavor.
We create economic opportunity and build financial self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship and promote microenterprise growth as a strategy to strengthen the local economy, create jobs and build strong communities.