If an artist’s business plans call for borrowing funds, there may be options available other than a conventional business loan. These resources highlight some of those options. Many small business lending programs include assistance with business development in addition to loans.
Note: The resources on these pages are listed by priority, with top-rated items appearing first. For more information on the listings and how to submit recommendations for listings, please see the note at the end of Artists' Career Resources.
A cerfnews article about how community development financial institutions (CDFIs) can help craft business owners succeed.