HOPE wants to see the Mid South reach its full potential. That means providing financing to small and medium-sized businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits that are ready to get to work in our communities.
While HOPE is interested in any opportunity to lend money, the organization places a priority on community infrastructure development—such as affordable housing, health care, fresh foods, and charter schools—and on meeting the needs of minority- and women-owned businesses.
Meet our commercial lenders and contact them to set up an appointment. They can discuss your needs and walk you through the loan process.
We also are part of several initiatives across the region that provide loans to meet specific needs:
When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need some information to make sure the application process goes smoothly. Required Information
Jerusalem Economic Development Corporation (JEDC), a faith-based organization that helps individuals and families rebuild their lives by offering housing and employment services, needed to renovate and refinance a duplex that would provide housing to homeless veteran families, so they came to HOPE.