The importance of entrepreneurship


For every 1% increase in entrepreneurship, there’s a 2% decline in the poverty rate.

When entrepreneurship grows, so does hope

Studies show that lending to underserved entrepreneurs creates opportunity and employment. It brings goods and services into communities where they are lacking. And it shrinks the wealth gap that traps people in generational poverty.

DreamSpring exists to fuel these trends and solve these problems.

With a high-tech, high-touch approach, DreamSpring delivers capital and counsel to help underserved entrepreneurs realize their American Dream.


of our clients are low-to-moderate income, minority, and/or women entrepreneurs.

By the numbers

Dollars Lent
$ 470 MM
42450 +
29000 +
72500 +
Loan Dollars Repaid
95% %

The recipient of numerous honors nationally and locally for community impact, innovation, operational excellence and ethics in business.

We have been ranked as one of the top five microlenders in the U.S. and have received 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator for the past nine consecutive years - placing our organization in the top three percent of rated nonprofits.