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business expansion and entrepreneurship development programs



"IHCDA created the Business Expansion and Entrepreneurship Development (BEED) Program with the primary goal of assisting and fostering microenterprise development through community lending."

Pairing business counseling with financial assistance, the BEED program loans business up to $10,000 for start-ups and $25,000 to expand existing businesses. The BEED program may be paired with the Individual Development Account (IDA) matched savings program as well.

IHCDA currently works with several community action agencies around the state, serving micro-entrepreneurs in 55 of Indiana's 92 counties." - IHCDA website.

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FORA Financial

FORA Financial's mission is to foster and to financially support the small business industry. Overtime, they have successfully funded more than $750 million to over 15,000 small businesses since launching in 2008. FORA Financial prides itself on an easy application process, timely funding approvals, and utilizing a safe, secured software.

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"The Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI) is a regional wholesale bank that has been meeting the liquidity needs of member financial institutions throughout Indiana and Michigan since 1932."

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