Committed to the greater good.
EF plays a pivotal role in economic justice and inclusion. We work to create opportunities with people and communities that are often under-resourced. Our work is focused on supporting rural-based, BIPOC-owned, and women-owned businesses.
As a mission-based lender, we are committed to accelerating economic justice and prosperity across our region. In order to advance our progress and serve the region, we do work beyond our core services around strategic initiatives that help us connect and grow our impact to those who often face barriers to economic opportunities.Learn more about our strategic vision in our 2021-2023 Strategic Plan
- Quality Jobs
Supporting small businesses in creating quality jobs.Learn More
Empowering women entrepreneurs to start and grow sustainable businesses.Learn More
- BIPOC Owned Business
Developing programs and lending to support BIPOC entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses.