Financing Your Business

Perhaps one of the most challenging issues facing business owners is finding the financial resources they need. The Chamber maintains strong relationships with the area lenders, including traditional commercial banks, credit unions, small business lenders, angel investors and alternative financial resources. We can help you understand your capital needs and develop a business plan before approaching a lender to help you put your best foot forward. If your business needs money to start or grow, whether it is working capital, inventory, equipment or expansion we can help you find the right avenue for your financing needs.


Traditional Financing

Click here for a list of Chamber member banks, credit unions and lenders.


Non-Traditional Financing

Alabama Small Business Capital
Community Enterprise Investments
Downtown Mobile Alliance
Interface Financial Group
South AL Regional Planning Commission
Southern Development Council
U.S. Small Business Administration


Capital Investment Companies

Central Gulf Coast Private Investor Network
Browning, Mecke &O’Neal
Gulf Coast Angel Network
IPC Capital Partners
Mensura Capital 


Government Loan Programs

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
CAPLines Loan Program – Short-Term Loans and Revolving Lines of Credit
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department Of Commerce
U.S. Department of Treasury
U.S. Small Business Administration


Credit Challenges

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Mobile


Disaster Loans

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program
U.S. Department of Agriculture Disaster Program


The Truth About Grants

U.S. Small Business Administration
Catalogue of Federal and Domestic Assistance