Community Impact






Everett K. Sands, CEO of Lendistry at Faithful Central Bible Church Small Business Event in 2019

Actively Supporting

The Center has helped over 11,000 small businesses by providing technical assistance and one on one coaching.

Women Owned Businesses

Minority Owned Businesses

Veteran Owned Businesses

Businesses in Underserved Communities

Business Owner Spotlight

Chef Tate

Chef Tate owns and operates Nurturing Chefs LA, Inc and participates with many local healthy-eating initiatives. She is passionate about convenient wellness for busy people, so she started making healthy drinks with a beneficial combination of fresh fruits and spices. This sparked a new business, Everyday Elixir. With The Center’s guidance, Chef Tate is navigating the state requirements and licenses involved in opening a certified commercial kitchen.

Response to

During the pandemic, The Center has helped over 5,000 small businesses as they applied for PPP loans and state-funded relief grants. The Center has provided Technical Assistance, 1 on 1 Business consulting, and webinars tailored specifically for Covid-19 regulations. Our Business Advisors have been available to help clients develop new business plans based on Covid-19 regulations and settings.


Our Partner Program

The Center by Lendistry is a nonprofit organization that aims to impact small businesses in  underserved communities by providing necessary business resources for success. We welcome and encourage new community partners to help underrepresented and small businesses owners with access to educational and financial resources, capital, accounting, and marketing and business support.

We are proud to be working with the following partners:

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