Awards and Honors

  • San Francisco Chronicle

    Visionary of the Year Nominee

  • CNN Money

    10 Top Microfinance Companies

  • Skoll Foundation

    Award for Innovation in Silicon Valley

  • SanFrancisco Magazine

    Best of the Bay Area

  • Google

    Impact Challenge

  • NBC Universal

    21st Century Solution

  • kiva

    Social Performance Awards: Anti-poverty; Savings; Entrepreneurial support; Innovation

  • Clinton Foundation

    Commitment Maker

  • Makechange


  • San Francisco Bay Guardian

    Good Neighbor Award

  • U.S. Small Business Administration

    Financial Services Advocate

  • Credit Builders Alliance


  • Bank of America

    Neighborhood Excellence Award

  • Opportunity Finance Network

    'AAA’ Community Impact; Wachovia Excellence Award for Opportunity Finance

  • The Aspen Institute

    Member, Scale Academy for Microenterprise Development

  • Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance

    NEXT Seed Capital Award

  • The James Irvine Foundation

    Leadership Award

  • J.P. Morgan

    Good Venture Competition

  • Lendit Industry Awards

    Excellence in Financial Inclusion

  • Chapman Prize