DSL Business Finance is a Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI), a member of the Community Development Finance Association and the European Microfinance Network. We provide business start-up and growth loans for small businesses and social enterprises that can’t access funding from banks and other traditional sources.
We work to achieve the following aims;
We will make Scotland a better place to live and work with a more inclusive economy.
To tackle inequality, strengthen communities and improve the performance and impact of businesses which contribute to our society.
Partnership – our reputation as a trusted partner is critical to everything we do
Respect – we embrace diversity and act with integrity with our clients, staff and stakeholders
Innovation – we seek to bring innovative approaches to everything we do to ensure maximum success
Quality – we deliver and demonstrate high quality outcomes in our work
Leadership – we are committed to using our role as an industry expert to progress the sector
Empowerment – We ensure staff are equipped with the best tools to work with clients to the best of their ability