About Fresno CDFI

Fresno Community Development Financial Institution is a mission-driven small business loan fund. Our mission is to grow businesses and jobs in underserved communities. Since our inception in 2009 we have helped hundreds of entrepreneurs realize their dreams.

Start-up, strengthen or expand. No matter what your business goals are, Fresno CDFI is here to help you reach them!

Read Our 2015 Annual Report!

Affordable financing for small businesses.

Where Others See Risk, We See Opportunity

Our goal here at Fresno CDFI is for you and your business to succeed. We know that starting a business or growing an existing one is a risky step, but we strongly believe that taking that step is an essential part of any business’s life cycle. Here at Fresno CDFI, we help assist with the biggest part – funding. Getting a loan for your business has never been easier! But don’t take our word for it — listen to the stories of some of the business owners we’ve helped.

Serving Central California:
  • Fresno

  • Madera

  • Merced

  • Stanislaus

  • Inyo

  • San Joaquin

  • Mono

  • Mariposa

  • San Benito

  • Tuolumne

  • Monterey

  • Kings

  • Tulare

  • Kern

Meet The Team
Salam Nalia

Chief Executive Officer

Jeremy Hofer

Senior Manager- Operations

Tate Hill

Senior Manager- Administration

Ana Medina

Business Development Manager

Baldev Birk

Technical Assistance Analyst

Hamid Salahi


Joanna Rodruiguez

Loan Processing Analyst

Joi Eubanks
Joi Eubanks

Lead Business Development Officer

Nelson Her
Nelson Her

Business Development Officer

Michael Donato

Technical Assistance Analyst

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See how Fresno CDFI can help your business grow! Apply today for a business loan!