The Untours Foundation supports world-enhancing, pioneering businesses and projects that help alleviate poverty, create jobs for vulnerable populations, enhance communities, and are mindful of the earth’s health. It is favorable toward B Corporations, Fair Trade and other business models that promote local economies. We encourage companies that are finding creative solutions to problems through their business model.
To be considered for support, a business or project should meet most of the following criteria:
- Inhabits an entrepreneurial, innovative spirit and be a model for future businesses
- Creates jobs in underserved communities or populations and helps alleviate poverty
- Creates a positive, sustainable impact on the environment
- Promotes local economies
- Is a B Corporation, and/or
- Produces certified Fair Trade products
- Initial loan amounts up to $50,000
- Interest rates range between 1–5% based on market conditions. (Current rate is 4% for all loans. No risked–based pricing.)
- Duration of loans up to 5 years
- Required repayment through automatic deduction from a bank account
- Loans granted for specific purposes, i.e. purchase of equipment or general operating expenses
If you feel that your business would be a good candidate for a loan, please fill out the brief form below or click here:
Thanks for your interest in the Untours Foundation!