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About Catalyst

Catalyst Community Capital is a mission-based organization focused on bringing access to capital, resources and opportunities to underserved communities. 

Catalyst Community Capital, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) with a mission to create jobs and improve the lives of those living in low- and moderate-income communities and under-served populations


Catalyst supports economic growth and revitalizes low-income communities by increasing the flow of capital to small businesses and mission-driven developers and organizations. The Catalyst team brings together a deep understanding of finance, business acumen, and a host of other resources to address economic and social issues. 

"At the core of our mission is the belief that everyone should have access to the resources needed to improve their quality of life. We strive to empower and support the entrepreneurial spirit and those who embody it."    

-Joseph Bonora, President & CEO
Mission / Vision


Our mission is to promote community and economic development by providing flexible financial products and technical assistance to small businesses and mission-aligned organizations in order to strengthen the social and economic fabric of low income and under-served communities.  


Our vision is to serve as a catalyst for a community’s economic growth, evolution, and prosperity by offering equal access to opportunity. Our organization designs innovative ways to make financing attainable to low-and moderate-income communities and underserved populations.



Catalyst is led by a team seasoned professionals with a decades of experience and broad expertise in the fields of structured finance, government funding programs, and real estate investment and development. The team collaborates and works cohesively, leveraging the specific set of skills and knowledge of each member in an environment that encourages and fosters innovative thinking and creative problem-solving. 

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