Microlending

(CBS)

Bay Area Nonprofits Offer Support To Boost Statewide Microlending Efforts

With self-employment as a noted labor market trend, supporting smaller businesses is seen as a way to lower the unemployment rate.

04/03/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Wants To Expand Peer Lending Program

Since 2007, more than $551,000 has changed hands among more than 300 participants in a program seen by many as a bridge between the formal economy and the informal economy that sometimes flourishes in immigrant communities.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2011

A plate at Mission Cheese

San Francisco Makes Loans To Small Businesses

San Francisco officials said they’re rebuilding the backbone of the city’s economy one small business at a time. One example is a new specialty shop that opened up in the Mission District this past month with the help of the city’s Revolving Loan Fund.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

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