About the Entrepreneurs of Color Loan Fund
The Entrepreneurs of Color Loan Fund (EOCLF) is a mission-oriented investment fund increasing access to capital for Black, Latinx, and other small business owners by partnering with local Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs). The EOCLF's objective is to increase the volume of loans provided to BIPOC-owned businesses through purchasing, in whole or in part, small business loans originated by partner CDFIs.
The EOCLF is a part of LISC's larger Entrepreneurs of Color Fund (EOCF) initiative, launched in 2015. Learn more about the comprehensive EOCF initiative here.
Latinx Americans are
more likely to start businesses than any other racial group
In 2018 alone, Black business growth increased
from the previous year
Black-owed businesses start with
capital than White-owned businesses
SCALING DIVERSE GROWTH ACROSS THE U.S.
If people of color in the U.S. owned businesses at the same rates as white Americans, the country would have 1 MILLION more businesses, 9 MILLION more jobs, and 300 BILLION more in additional income opportunity.
The Entrepreneurs of Color Loan Fund
invests in this opportunity
The investment pools sponsored by LISC are available only to eligible investors, are offered only pursuant to their official offering documents, and are managed by LISC Fund Management, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LISC. LISC Fund Management is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Registration of an investment adviser with the SEC does not imply any level of skill or training. Please visit the SEC’s website at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov to see LISC Fund Management’s Form ADV, which contains important disclosures, including further disclosures about material conflicts of interest, risks, and limitations associated with LISC Fund Management.