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Alliance for Community Development

The Alliance for Community Development is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit dedicated to increasing access to capital and support for underrepresented entrepreneurs in the nine-county Bay Area region. We support Bay Area entrepreneurs and support providers primarily in three ways: Membership — In December 2017 we launched the Bay Area Entrepreneurship Alliance, a membership organization that makes


Accessity, formerly Accion serving Southern California, opens the doors of financial opportunity for entrepreneurs through access to small business loans and a community of support and resources.

Academies for Social Entrepreneurship

ASE helps develop innovative solutions to social problems by providing training, mentoring and resource development for social entrepreneurs. ASE Academies have expanded capacity for over two hundred social sector organizations, producing more than 10 million dollars in new investment and earned income streams. Staff also regularly offer workshops to promote social entrepreneurship and help leaders