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EDFC is a 501c3 non-profit organization, originally formed by the cities and county in 1995 to be the lead agency for economic development in Mendocino County. Led by an 11 member board of directors made up of representatives from each of the city jurisdictions, the business and banking sectors, as well as local community leaders. EDFC provides alternative financing opportunities through our loan programs. In 2013 EDFC was certified as a Community Development Financial Institution. (CDFI)

We Are A Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)

Supporting Small Businesses since 1995

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIS) share a common goal of expanding economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing access to financial products and services for local residents and businesses.

Whether it’s the credit union down the street or a nearby small business loan fund, your community may be home to an organization known as a CDFI.


Business Loans

If you are looking to start or grow a business and have not been successful in securing tradional financing through a bank, EDFC may be able to help.


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EDFC is a not-for-profit organization and has been providing business financing in Mendocino County since 1995. In 2013 EDFC was certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). EDFC serves Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma counties.