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+1.202.529.5505

 

2012 Rhode Island Ave NE
Washington, DC 20018

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info@wacif.org

Primary Contact

William Luck
Community Development Lending Officer

EMAIL
wluck@wacif.org

Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif)

Wacif is a nonprofit community development loan fund whose mission is to empower underserved communities and individuals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by providing access to capital and technical assistance to small businesses, childcare centers, affordable housing developers, and community organizations.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OFFERED

Business Concept

Start-up feasibility analysis

Business Plan

Business plan development
Business start-up information
Business operations
Business management

Budget, Financing & Lending

Access to capital
Accounting and financial planning
Booking keeping assistance
Financial assistance

Marketing

Market research
Marketing
Sales and marketing
Business development
Social and other web-based media training

Real Estate & Façade

Storefront improvement
Property improvement
Real estate issues

Financing

Access to capital
Financial forecasting
Cash flow analysis
Great Streets grant assistance (only)

LOCATIONS HELPED

Districtwide

Especially:
Ward 5
Ward 7
Ward 8

Prince George’s and Montgomery County, MD
Northern VA

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Workshops

Community lender (CDFI)