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Our innovative financial products
encourage startup and small business
success throughout the state.
Arkansas Capital is a community development finance company (CDFI) committed to revitalizing communities in Arkansas and beyond. Along with our affiliates, we offer flexible capital solutions to meet the unique needs of entrepreneurs, small businesses and other commercial projects underserved by traditional lenders.
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By partnering with banks or using our enhancement tools, Arkansas Capital provides unique loan products that bring small and medium-sized business new opportunities for financial support and future growth.
Some of the benefits that our loans provide are more flexible underwriting, guarantees from SBA or USDA, longer amortization periods, lower fees and longer maturities.
Used to purchase or improve owner-occupied property and other business assets, to provide working capital, to refinance certain debt, to purchase a business and to pay loan closing costs.
The mission of Arkansas Capital’s Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation is to nurture people and ideas to generate future entrepreneurs. Our annual business plan competitions are renowned among education and business leaders as one of the most real-world, entrepreneurial learning experiences students can get while in school — as early as the fifth grade and at the collegiate level.
Arkansas Capital Corporation, a Community Development Finance Institution, created the Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF) in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
The mission of AEAF is to be a catalyst in an environment focused on ideas and initiatives that nurture Arkansas’s future entrepreneurs, especially young Arkansans living in the state’s underserved communities.
Students from 5th grade to college level involved to date
In cash awarded to innovative and hard working students
Arkansans have volunteered to judge the competitions