Partner with Neighborhood BusinessWorks to expand your lending portfolio. Flexible lending solutions to benefit you and your clients.

​Small businesses and startups in Maryland can get help to grow through a range of financing programs available from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. These programs are designed​ to support lending and financing through traditional lenders, and can make the difference between a project launching or not.

  • Loan Participations: allows Bank/CDFI to reduce borrower exposure and/or increase loan amount
  • Collaborative Financing: pair Neighborhood BusinessWorks with Bank/CDFI financing for permanent take-outs, bridge loans, construction loans, etc.
  • Credit Enhancement and Guarantees: risk reduction opportunity for key investments
  • Other creative ideas are encouraged

These programs are available to businesses that are located, or will be located in Maryland's Sustainable Communities and Priority Funding Areas​. Learn more about where these communities are throughout Maryland and all the programs that help these neighborhoods thrive.​

More Information

CONTACT: Mike Haloskey, Director of Business Lending Programs
​Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development