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. 

Eligibility Criteria

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

 

Loan Parameters

  • 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!