Coastal Business Finance (CBF)
is a non-profit corporation, licensed and certified by the
U.S. Small Business Administration to provide California businesses
with low-cost, long-term financing.
CBF, like 250 similar non-profit organizations
throughout the country, is Chartered by the Federal Government
as a Certified Development Corporation (CDC). Founded in 1982,
our public purpose organization has successfully financed
over 200 business expansion projects.
CBF has an active Board of Directors and
a membership of forty representatives from community organizations,
businesses, government and private sector institutions; all
committed and supportive of the growth of small businesses
In 1997, the National Association of Development
Companies, NADCO, recognized our development company as the
fastest growing CDC in the Western United States. In 1998
the SBA designated the CDC as an "Accredited Lender Provider",
in recognition of the corporations excellent underwriting
and loan packaging.