Lending Center

California Capital FDC is a mission-based lender that provides financing options for different stages of business growth. We offer microloans for start-up and bridge financing to loans and loan guarantees for expansion, working capital, and equipment.

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If you are seeking financing options for your business, please fill out a loan inquiry form with details about the financing you are seeking for your business.

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For more information on our lending programs, visit the links below. To learn more about what it takes to become loan-ready, and how California Capital approaches The 5 Cs of Credit, click here to read an article from our blog.

California Capital FDC Lending Programs

Micro Loans

Loans range from $500 – $20,000 for new and existing businesses.

EDA Revolving Loan Fund

Loans up to $150,000 for business in Sacramento, Yolo, Nevada, El Dorado, and Placer Counties.

State Loan Guarantee Program

Our loan guarantee program helps secure financing for small businesses who may otherwise not qualify for a traditional loan.  State Loan Guarantees can guarantee up to 80% of the loan amount, not to exceed $5 million.

Lending Center Tutorial Series

Education and outreach is a crucial component to ensuring access to capital for all types of business owners. As part of these efforts, the California Capital Lending Center has created a Lending Tutorial Series. View the videos below for thorough overviews of balance sheets and profit and loss statements by Sunita Maharaj, Portfolio Manager, Direct Lending Programs.