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Help small business owners realize their dreams at a nonprofit that makes a difference

Looking to experience the satisfaction and reward of helping to change people’s lives? Join the nation’s leading small business lender and award-winning nonprofit. Over four decades, we have provided more than $21.3 billion in financing to over 12,000 small business owners…and counting.

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Our main office is in the heart of San Diego’s historic Liberty Station

Enjoy walking to grab a gourmet coffee or meal at any of the 50+ restaurants on the grounds, or taking a break to stroll the expansive courts, plazas and waterfront. Convienently located off the 8 & 5 freeways in Point Loma. And, because of our close proximity to the beach, you may even feel a seabreeze on arrival.

Paid volunteer days

Twice a year, we volunteer as a team, serving local charitable causes as our way to give back to our community.

CDC University

Continuous learning and professional development classes, offered multiple times a year.

Bring Your Dog To Work Day

We sure love our dogs! Enjoy your work day in the company of a furry companion.

Core Values

Integrity, Commitment, Teamwork and Making a Difference are our core values and our foundation.

Weekly lunchtime yoga

Weekly lunchtime yoga session designed for all levels, currently offered in our San Diego office.

Annual Ditch Day

We work to live. This year, all staff participated in an exciting and hilarious bubble soccer match.
Read more about the extraordinary culture at CDC Small Business Finance

We invest in you

Vacation. 10 paid holidays. Premium health, vision and dental. Exceptional 401k.
Our benefits package is designed to support our employee’s daily life/work balance and wellness. We also look beyond into retirement with our generous 401K matching plan. We offer a 50% match up to the IRS limits. We are dedicated to making sure you feel appreciated and that you have benefits that serve you well.

Meet Our Borrowers

Small business owners are driven by passion and a dedication to their craft. Each has a unique story of how they turned a dream into reality. Read about their journey.

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Become an intern

We provide thoughtfully prepared, paid internship programs for currently enrolled students in the areas of finance, accounting, marketing, operations, and HR.

Interested? Send Us Your Resume

We give back

To honor our founder’s legacy, we award scholarships to women and minority students transitioning from a community college in California or Arizona to four-year universities.

Arthur H. Goodman Scholarship

Diversity, Equity + Inclusion

CDC Small Business Finance is committed to an inclusive and diverse culture. We are passionate about creating a workplace that welcomes, promotes and values diversity. Our focus on a diverse culture elevates our work and helps us achieve greater impact. We are stronger and better which leads to more innovation and deeper insights. We view our decisions through an equitable lens to best support our mission to always realize an inclusive and diverse organization.

CDC provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state, and local law.

Rooted in entrepreneurial spirit

CDC Small Business Finance was founded in 1978 by entrepreneur and community activist Arthur H. Goodman. With a vision for economic development opportunities for all, Art committed himself to helping struggling communities build a better local economy.

Thanks to Art’s passion and dedication, and the team of entrepreneurial-minded executives and staff members after him, CDC Small Business Finance has grown into the nation’s leading nonprofit lender.

See our impact

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