Center City Opportunity Fund

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Ready to start or expand a business in the economic center of Philadelphia?

Center City Opportunity Fund (CCOF) is a joint effort between Center City Residents Association and TEC Capital. CCOF offers capital to economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs who want to start or grow businesses in Center City West, while enhancing the vitality and diversity of that neighborhood.

We offer:
  • Low interest loans with flexible terms to fund working capital, equipment, build-out and other expenses
  • Assistance in locating commercial space
  • Ongoing advice and other services
Flexible terms:
  • Loans of up to $25,000
  • Terms of up to 5 years
  • Below market interest rates
  • Will lend alongside other lenders and investors to meet larger capital needs



Interested in borrowing from CCOF?

Click here to submit an inquiry form

Interested in contributing to CCOF?

Contributions to CCOF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. For more information on making a contribution, please contact CCOF at


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Center City Residents Association, established in 1947, is a community organization serving Center City West. It promotes urban living; advocates for a safe, clean, diverse, and supportive community; pursues accountability; and encourages responsible development while preserving the neighborhood’s historic heritage. CCRA is strongly committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. CCRA is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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