‘EMPOWERED’ Business Loans for Women and Young Men

Loans for Women & Young Men – $2,500 to $75,000 to start or Expand your Business!

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Who is Eligible

  • Women (18 and older)
  • Males (18 to 29 years old)
  • Startups & Existing
  • Legal Entities
    • Single Proprietorship
    • Partnerships
    • Companies
    • Cooperatives

Must have a majority interest by women and/or young adults


  • 90% Financing for both New and Existing Businesses
  • Micro Loans from $2,500
  • Small Loans up to $75,000
  • 7.5% to 9.5% Interest on the Reducing Balance
  • Legal Fees can be financed
  • Max. Loan Repayment of 72 months
  • Grace period of 12 months (Principal only)
  • REBATE – 1 month interest for good repayment record of 12 consecutive months

Loans can be for:

  • Capital Investment (Furniture etc)
  • Working Capital
  • Revolving Line of Credit (Existing operations only)
  • Special Training
  • Marketing & Promotions
  • Legal Fees

Application Requirements

  • Must be a registered legal entity
  • Business Plan (For Larger Projects) (Click here to download a template)
  • Invoices for items you want to purchase
  • Cost estimate for how the loan monies will be invested/spent
  • 10% borrower contribution – New or Existing
  • Meet Loan Security
  • Financial Records
  • Documents  – Any relevant permits, licenses etc.
  • Photo ID: Social Security Card or Passport

Get professional business development support from the  Small Business Development Center (SBDC – BELTRAIDE)


  • $2,500 to $5,000 = Promissory note only [P-note] (Signing of a letter committing you to repay the loan)
  • $5K to $40K = Salary Deduction order (SDO), P-Note, 1 or 2 Guarantors and/or combination of Bill of Sale or Receivables.
  • $40K to $75K = Real Estate  and/or combination of Real Estate, Bill of Sale (Vehicles, Machinery, Equipment)


  • DFC provides loans on the strength of the Guarantor meaning if 1 guarantor is capable of securing a loan up to $40,000, then only 1 guarantor would be required.


  • We work with you and help your business through challenging times.
  • We Provide FREE Business Project Assessment (Save $1,000s)
  • We are Honest and upfront with you! – No Hidden Fees!

Click here for the TOP Reasons why you should choose DFC for your Business and Home Financing!

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