Publications

Accelerating Opportunity: The Impact of Opportunity Fund’s Trucking Program

Accelerating Opportunity: The Impact of Opportunity Fund’s Trucking Program

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Strategic Plan 2019 – 2023

Strategic Plan 2019 – 2023

Opportunity Fund has released an exciting new Strategic Plan for 2019-2023. This overview outlines our $1.2B goal to support 30,000 businesses across the U.S. by 2023.

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Impact Update – FY2019

Impact Update – FY2019

Thanks to you, we invested $117 million in the dreams of nearly 3200 entrepreneurs during FY19. And, we invested $43.6 million in three major community real estate projects that will create jobs and provide critical services to thousands more underserved Californians.

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Annual Report – FY 2018

Annual Report – FY 2018

Together, we invested $138 million in underserved entrepreneurs and low-income communities and our work provided new opportunities to over 400,000 people.

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Reporting on Impact: Repeat Borrowers Building Credit, Boosting Revenue, Supporting Jobs

Reporting on Impact: Repeat Borrowers Building Credit, Boosting Revenue, Supporting Jobs

Opportunity Fund works to build a more inclusive financial system by providing loans to small business owners who struggle to access traditional financing. Many times, these small business owners come back to Opportunity Fund for another loan, if not multiple loans, and work with Opportunity Fund over the years to grow their businesses. These “repeat borrowers” make up one third of our portfolio.

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Helping Entrepreneurs Write their Own Success Stories

Helping Entrepreneurs Write their Own Success Stories

Opportunity Fund teamed up with Accion in the U.S. to find out if our loans have a transformative impact on the lives of our clients and their communities. Our research partner Harder+Company Community Research uncovered ground-breaking results that our lending not only helps our clients grow their businesses, but also has positive financial and personal implications. This is a a first-of-its-kind national, longitudinal, qualitative examination of the broader outcomes of small business lending.

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