Growth Partners Arizona (GPAz) strengthens the financial capacity of nonprofits through affordable and flexible operational loans and provides business guidance for staff and boards of directors. The nonprofit Growth Partners Arizona is certified by the CDFI Fund of the U.S. Treasury.

Our loan experts work one-on-one with your organization to customize a short-term loan package based on your individual needs. We make the process as easy as possible and ensure that you are involved every step of the way.

Growth Partners Arizona helps your organization develop effective financial practices so you can devote more time to the people and communities you serve. When you borrow from GPAz and pay the loan back on time, you improve the credit history of your nonprofit, making it easier in the future to borrow from a bank.

Growth Partners Arizona supports program expansion and bridges cash flow gaps while nonprofits await, for example:

  • Donations
  • Membership/subscription fees
  • Conclusion of a major
    fundraising campaign
  • Grants
  • Other reimbursements


  • 501(c)(3) organization in Pima County
  • Annual revenues in excess of $250,000
  • Three years of statements (audited preferred) and tax returns required
  • Verifiable source of funds for repayment
  • Minimum of three-year operating history


  • $10,000 – $200,000 loan range
  • Terms up to 5 years
  • Affordable interest rates and fees
  • $250 application fee
  • Rolling application deadline


Questions? Contact us for more information.