WHERE WE WORK
With an online loan application, offices in key metropolitan areas, and a network of affiliate organizations, Accion makes microfinance resources available nationwide.
Headquartered in New York, NY, Accion East operates direct lending offices in:
- Miami, FL: $9.1 million lent since program inception in 2003
- Boston, MA: $10.5 million lent since program inception in 2000
- New York, NY: $84 million lent since inception in 1991
In addition, our online loan application, launched in 2006, has made over $3 million in loans available to microentrepreneurs located nationwide. (Data as of 1/1/09)
The U.S. Accion Network
Accion East is a member of the U.S. Accion Network. Together, network affiliates have provided over $436 million in microloans, forming the largest microlending network in the United States. Members of the U.S. Accion Network include Accion Chicago, Accion New Mexico-Arizona-Colorado-Nevada, and Accion San Diego.
Our network affiliates are independent organizations that provide loans and other assistance to areas with large concentrations of microentrepreneurs who lack these resources, ensuring that the needs of small businesses in the region are best met.