The Greensboro Community Development Fund (GCDF) is a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury.


GCDF serves the purpose of providing financial assistance to small businesses located in Greensboro and neighboring communities underserved by traditional financial institutions, in the form of loans, subordinated debt, and equity investments to enable such businesses to obtain the capital needed to develop an effective business enterprise. 

Our expertise is in small business lending, and capitalizing Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) with sustained development and service contracts. GCDF provides clients with training and technical assistance to support business development and offers small business loans from $5,000 – $25,000 and contract loans from $10,000 – $50,000.

Our Mission

To generate economic growth, encourage small business development, create jobs, and revitalize neighborhoods by providing loans and financial services to underserved businesses in our community.

Our Vision 

To economically empower the Piedmont Triad’s underserved and distressed communities.