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Founded in 1994 and currently serving sixteen states -- including Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas, among others -- DreamSpring is a nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change.

Dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and business owners generate income, build assets, create jobs and achieve financial success, DreamSpring offers business loans from $1,000 to $2 million, along with training, networking and other support services to those who own or want to start a business. To date, the organization has made over 17,250 loans totaling more than $210 million to entrepreneurs in nearly 690 communities across the states that it serves. A map of DreamSpring service regions can be found at www.dreamspring.org/loans.

Celebrating its twenty-sixth year in promoting economic inclusion, DreamSpring has earned the “Exceptional” four-star rating nine years in a row from Charity Navigator, the independent national nonprofit evaluator -- an achievement shared with only 3 percent of the charities assessed by this independent national nonprofit evaluator. This top designation sets DreamSpring apart as exceeding industry standards and outperforming most nonprofits, offering donors the confidence they are supporting a model organization that exemplifies financial health, accountability, and transparency.

Under the longtime leadership of its President/CEO Anne Haines, DreamSpring has embarked on a multi- year plan to realize a tenfold increase in scale and impact.

Founded in 1994 and currently serving sixteen states -- including Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas, among others -- DreamSpring is a nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes…

Issue Areas Include

  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Microfinance
  • Women

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