Organizational Profile

Pacific Community Ventures


Pacific Community Ventures is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social enterprise that engages small businesses, investors and policymakers to build an economy that works for everyone. They create quality jobs and stimulate investments in underserved communities through two primary areas of programming:

As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) PCV offers Small Business Advising & Small Business Lending programs that connect small business owners to the expertise and capital they need to grow their businesses and hire new employees. Their Business Advising program uses an online platform and algorithm to connect small business owners with pro bono expert business advisors who provide tailored, hands-on assistance. Their Business Lending program provides loans of up to $200,000 to small businesses that have been turned down by a bank or the Small Business Administration (SBA).

PCV’s Social Impact Advisory practice conducts research and evaluation to impact investors, philanthropists, and policymakers to drive more capital to social good.  They work with a wide range of organizations to define, measure, and communicate the social outcomes achieved from their impact investments in underserved communities.

Contact Information:
  • 51 Federal Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Website

Legal Status:


Target Audience: Program staff, Administrative staff, Executive staff, Financial staff, Trustees

Services Provided: Consulting, Resources

Geographic Scope: National

View Resources from this Content Partner