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Thread Coffee Roasters

Thread Consolidated Expansion Loan

Consolidation of existing loans to decrease administrative overhead, with a focus on one repayment type.

Baltimore, United States
January 1, 2020
US $98,564.63

Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

Red Emma's Branded Gear LOC

A revolving line of credit to allow Red Emma's to purchase branded gear for sale in the store

Baltimore, United States
December 23, 2019
US $4,000.00

Our Harvest

Refinancing and Expansion

Refinancing that allows worker and community owned food hub and farm co-op in Cincinnati to continue past 8 years and expand in the future.

Cincinnati, United States
December 19, 2019
US $130,000.00

Taharka Brothers

Taharka Brothers R. House

A second retail location for Taharka Brothers Ice Cream

Baltimore, United States
December 9, 2019
US $15,000.00

Brick and Mortar

Loan for Heating Installation

A loan to install heat into the B&M House

Detroit, United States
November 4, 2019
US $15,000.00


Startup Loan #2

Four months of Director’s Salary and benefits, marketing, insurance, taxes, and accounting professional services for family recruitment and administration of services..

Cincinnati, United States
October 18, 2019
US $20,000.00

Cincy Cleaning Co

Cincy Cleaning Co - Oct 11, 2019

Business incorporation, insurance, initial training, and working capital for a residential cleaning co-op in Cincinnati, OH.

Cincinnati, United States
October 11, 2019
US $15,000.00

Earth-Bound Building, Forestry and Farm

Loan for Truck, Trailer, and Rack

Secure Assets loan for a truck & trailer and safety equipment; the truck & trailer will save Earthbound on shipping and handling costs which eat into their margins. The safety equipment is essential and required for the safety of the workers.

Baltimore, United States
October 1, 2019
US $32,000.00

Grupo Solidario Veterinarios los Amigos

Grupo Solidario Veterinarios los Amigos - Sep 3, 2019

Linea de Credito para adquisicion de alimentos y fármacos para abrir tienda veterinaria.

León., Nicaragua
September 3, 2019
NI C$39,830.00


JuiceUP - Basic Equipment Loan

With a small investment in some basic equipment, Juice Up will be able to more fully test their smoothie offerings on the market to see if the business can scale up and offer the worker owners sustainable employment.

Charleston, United States
August 14, 2019
US $930.00

Staffing Cooperative Working Capital LOC

A working capital LOC to provide payroll factoring support for a cooperatively-owned temp staffing agency

Baltimore, United States
July 29, 2019
US $150,000.00

La Esperanza

La Esperanza Second Floor Expansion Loan

La Esperanza Real Estate is a 31 member cooperative located in the Emma neighborhood of Buncombe County, NC. The cooperative recently purchased its first property, which is a commercial building that generates rental income. The loan is to renovate the second floor and roof, which will add four more offices and a community room.

Asheville, United States
July 24, 2019
US $75,000.00


Pre-launch Startup loan for CareShare

Pre-launch startup capital

Cincinnati, United States
May 29, 2019
US $21,355.00

Cooperative Home Care Associates

Cooperative Home Care Associates - May 8, 2019

Line of credit for Cooperative Home Care Associates to get them through their cash flow crunch.

New York, United States
May 8, 2019
US $100,000.00

Bright Learning Stars

Bright Learning Stars - May 1, 2019

Loan to support the expansion of Bright Learning Stars into a new location

New York, United States
May 1, 2019
US $18,200.00

California Harvesters

Spring bridge loan

CHI had a solid first year of revenue growth and needs some credit to make it through the low season as it strives for profitability in 2019

Bakersfield, United States
April 25, 2019
US $60,000.00

Bonfire Media

Bonfire Media Start-up capital

Start-up costs for a new media production co-op in West Philly

Philadelphia, United States
March 25, 2019
US $38,277.00

Brooklyn Stone & Tile Corporation

Operational Working Capital

Working Capital Investment Loan to support the operating expenses for BKST as the business grows and focuses on taking on bigger projects

Brooklyn, United States
January 23, 2019
US $517,055.00

Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

Red Emma's Additional Working Capital loan

Working capital to support an established cooperative during their ramp up period in a new location

Baltimore, United States
January 17, 2019
US $75,000.00

Cooperativa de Apicultores del Pacífico

Cooperativa de Apicultores del Pacífico (grupo)

Prestamo de Inversion para compra de vehiculo y costos de traslado.

Chinandega, Nicaragua
December 17, 2018
US $6,000.00