Skip to main content
We will be closed July 4-8 Details

Kiva Loan Application Resources

We've put together some resources to help you prepare a strong Kiva loan application. We'll continually be adding additional resources to this page.

Business Plan Resources

We’ve put together a few resources to help you write a Business Plan, an essential component of starting or expanding a business, attracting investment or applying for a loan.

Business Plan Resources
Frequently Asked Questions

Before you decide if seeking a loan through Kiva is right for you, you may have some questions. Seeking a loan is serious business, but we're here to help in this process.

Springboard Kiva FAQ
Attend a Workshop

Springboard offers a wide range of workshops in business and career planning, grantwriting, legal affairs and much more.

Attend a Workshop
Work of Art Toolkit

Download a free PDF of the Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists Toolkit, a professional development curriculum designed to teach business skills to artists in all disciplines.

Work of Art Toolkit
Continuing Education

Learn the basic steps of starting a business, or learn new skills such as computer literacy and bookkeeping, through Continuing Education classes.

Continuing Education

Springboard Staff

Economic Opportunity Program Director

Artist Resources Coordinator


Interested in Applying for a Kiva Loan?

Springboard for the Arts is a Kiva trustee and can endorse loans and provide matching funds from the Surdna Foundation. We endorse entrepreneurs who identify themselves as artists, who are borrowing money to support or grow their artistic businesses.

If you are interested in being endorsed or curious about getting started with a Kiva loan, click here.