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COVID-19 Loans

We're here for you in these uncertain times and we want to help see your business through the COVID-19 crisis. Community First Fund offer loans to small businesses in moderate to low income communities. Learn about the types of loans we have available. Then apply for a loan!

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Merger Announcement

Effective July 1, 2020, Community First Fund and FINANTA, a Philadelphia-based CDFI, will be joining forces as one, larger entity that will allow them to have a greater impact and drive change in the communities they both serve.

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Invest In Your Community

Community First Fund relies on the support of individuals and institutions that are committed to investing in people’s lives and communities. Your support will help build healthy communities by aiding entrepreneurs who are seeking to start or expand a small business, increasing jobs, offering food and healthcare resources, revitalizing neighborhoods and creating new housing opportunities for low and moderate income families.

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Our Response to COVID-19

The world is currently experiencing challenging and uncertain times with the COVID-19 pandemic. As we continue to monitor the ever-changing situation, we are responding to this outbreak by adapting our daily office operations to help keep our staff, clients, and communities healthy and safe.

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Important Application Notice for the PA Small Business Grant Program

Community First Fund is one of 18 CDFIs that make up the PA CDFI Network and is administering the COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance Program. The second (and final) application window for this program is open now and will remain open for 15 business days closing at 11:59PM on August 28th. For a link to the application and more information, please click here. If you applied during the first application window, you DO NOT need to apply for the second round. Grant decisions for the first round will be made in the coming weeks on a rolling basis.  


REMINDER: Please DO NOT apply for the PA Small Business Grant program using any other online loan applications on Community First Fund's website.

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Community First Fund