Kiva hosts the Kiva.org portal used by $1.7M lenders, and underwrites and manages the crowdfunding loans. DSLBD operates the local DC Kiva Hub by engaging local eligible borrowers, providing application preparation guidance, conducting initial application quality review, coordinating with local partners Trustees to promote and support DC borrowers during their campaign and beyond, and encouraging banks and other entities (managed funders) to consider offering matching funds.
The DC Kiva Hub @ DSLBD offers benefits to
- DC Businesses and DC resident entrepreneurs
- Individuals seeking to invest locally in small businesses
- DC Business Support Organizations
- Lenders, Companies and Organizations seeking to financially support DC small businesses
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