VCEN has partnered with Accion US - the nation's largest nonprofit provider of business microloans - to increase access to capital and credit for Virginia entrepreneurs. Our initiative connects Virginians to financial and business development assistance to help them start, manage, and grow their small businesses. Particular attention is being given to under-served markets around the state. 


  • Beans & Rice (Pulaski)
  • BizWorks Enterprise Center (Chesterfield)
  • Enterprise Virginia (Richmond)
  • Community Investment Collaborative (Charlottesville)
  • Greater Richmond SBDC
  • Hampton Roads SBDC
  • Loudoun SourceLink
  • Richmond SCORE
  • RVA Works (Richmond)
  • Southeast Rural Community Assistance Program (Statewide)
  • STOP Inc. (Hampton Roads)
  • Staunton Creative Community Fund
  • Virginia Community Capital (Statewide)
  • VT KnowledgeWorks (Blacksburg)
  • Schnurstracks Kletterparks (Hamburg, Germany)
  • RVA Global Partners (Richmond / Berlin, Germany)