Finance Your Small Business


Turning your passion into a business is a tough task. The ins-and-outs of financing your business can be a whirlwind in itself, beyond all of the other challenges that growing business face.

At the Catalyst, we help entrepreneurs like you connect with experts, versed in small business financing and accounting, to help you better understand how to raise funds, and manage those funds so your business can succeed.

Where’s The Money Series

While a great business plan is crucial for business owners, financing is one of the most important elements a small business needs to succeed.

Discover the many financial resources available to help your business succeed in our “Where’s The Money” series!


Banker’s Box Series

Having a successful business means understanding the financial side of your business, regardless of whether you are just starting or have been in business for years.

In this series, you’ll learn how to:

  • Prepare for future loan needs
  • Interpret what your financials say about your business
  • Understand what your personal and Business Credit means to your success
  • And much more..

bam! Business Assistance Microloan Program

Access information on obtaining a microloan for your small business, made available through a strategic partnership with Redstone Federal Credit Union.

The Catalyst provides financial and credit training before and after obtaining financing through the BAM! Microloan Program.Whether you’re a startup or an established business, there are times when you will need a loan. In this Loan Clinic, you will learn how to prepare for applying for a loan and what you need to get in order before you do so. You’ll also learn about the services that The Catalyst is now offering to guide you through that process.

Topics to be covered in the Loan Clinic include:

  • The 5 C’s of Credit
  • Credit Reports
  • Credit Scores
  • Loan Structures
  • bam! Microloan Program
  • Catalyst Loan Support Services

Kiva!

Are you starting or growing a business and having trouble securing capital? Kiva may be able to help! Kiva is a non-profit that expands access to capital for entrepreneurs around the world. More than 2.5 million people have collectively raised over $1 billion through Kiva’s crowdfunding loan. 

Please contact reach@catalystcenter.org for more information


The Catalyst now offers loan support services before the loan is made, and after the loan is made. We will guide you through the application process, review your loan package before submitting it, and provide on-going support services such as coaching and financial reviews after the loan is made. The goal of the program is to prepare you to apply for a microloan offered through a partnership with Neighborhood Concepts and Redstone Federal Credit Union!

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