Working Solutions (www.workingsolutions.org) is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) whose mission is to provide microentrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. We serve a diverse population, but prioritize serving low-income individuals, women, and minorities. We support microenterprise growth as a strategy to strengthen the local economy, create jobs, and build strong communities. We provide capital in the form of small business loans (microloans) from $5,000 up to $50,000 and grants, and tailored consulting services. The organization was established in 1999 and launched its microenterprise development program in 2005. Since 2005, Working Solutions has extended close to $11 million in microloans and grants to entrepreneurs with a 96% repayment rate and has educated thousands of entrepreneurs.