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Santa Cruz Community Ventures
Our nonprofit arm equips people with tools to achieve financial security.
Programs for low wage earners to build assets
Protects members from predatory lenders
Promoting childcare for low-income families
Financial Education & Outreach
Financial education is an effective tool to create financial security.
See upcoming schedule
Guidance on making a budget
Workshops on saving and home ownership
Education and business creation workshops
Community Partnership Lending
Programs to provide loans to people who might not qualify otherwise.
Low rates to meet needs of under-served
Collaboration with community nonprofits
Loans between $2,000-$5,000
Terms from 1-2 years
Free Tax Assistance
Helping members get their share of the $6 million in unclaimed tax credits in our community.
Assistance with Earned Income Tax Credit
Your credit can equal a full month's wages
For individuals and families
No preparation fees
Community Visa Donation Fund
Our innovative Visa® program works for you and your community.
We donate 5¢ to charity every time you use card
Donations spread to five local charities
Members select charities each year
No fee application