The City’s Office of Economic Development (OED) will select a community-based lending partner through this Request for Qualifications to provide small business loans ranging from $100,000 to $1,000,000 on behalf of the City. Increasing access to capital for small businesses has been a critical component of the City’s ongoing efforts to foster job creation and economic growth. OED has designated $310,000 to be allocated for expanding its small business lending activities through this partnership. Submissions by qualified organizations engaged in small business lending will be accepted through May 31. Click here for more information.