Alternative small-dollar lending options

Small-dollar lines of credit help low- to moderate-income families meet their short-term goals and pay for unexpected expenses. But small-dollar credit options—especially at an affordable rate and without a lot of fees—are few and far between. We’re working with partners to connect our community to safe, small-dollar credit alternatives.

One of these options is lending circles, which are a valuable resource for saving funds and building credit. You can find out more about lending circles from NCLR Affiliate Mission Asset Fund and on