Business Impact NW is a 501c3 and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) dedicated to serving under-banked entrepreneurs by providing access to capital and comprehensive business technical assistance. Our mission is to grow businesses that create jobs in underserved communities. We do this by promoting long-term positive economic change for low/moderate income business owners, particularly women, people of color, veterans, immigrants an refugees, and LGBTQ+ through financial services, business advice and training. Business Impact NW serves startups as well as existing businesses, and is dedicated to helping underserved entrepreneurs at every stage in their business growth. Our organization was founded in 1997 as Community Capital Development and is a certified, rated and regulated financial institution. It is not a U.S. or state government agency.