Pathways to Economic Security

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A nationwide nonprofit lending network, Accion provides fair and flexible loans, connections to business experts, and access to resources and opportunities specifically tailored to each business owner’s unique needs and goals.  Foundation funding supported Accion’s investment in startup and existing North County San Diego businesses through loans ranging from $300 to $75,000 and business resources. Efforts focused on small businesses in the food and farming fields to support a sustainable food ecosystem and increase opportunities for local food production.