About Us

As a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution, Albina Opportunities Corporation provides loans and business advisory services to Portland’s underserved small businesses and distressed neighborhoods throughout the four counties of the metro area. Learn more about our mission, founding principles, vision, and values.


Loan Information

Albina Opportunities Corporation targets and serves women, minority, immigrant and disabled individual owned businesses, and businesses operating in low to moderate income census tracts which are “under-banked” or don’t have access to traditional credit sources.  The term financing and operating lines we offer range from $20,000 to $250,000.


Borrower’s Showcase

Albina Opportunities Corporation serves businesses which have been operating for a minimum of one to two years.  Our financing is geared toward supporting a business’ growth strategies.  Our Borrower Showcase highlights a number of clients, our lending solutions and the diversity of projects we underwrite and finance.


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Our Newest Borrowers:


Bailey’s Construction

“After more than 20 years, it was time he went out on his own.”

Faison Construction

“When it comes to concrete, there’s no one who knows it better than James Faison”



ACE Event Services Inc. 

“Keeping Portland safe while securing financing for their business.”





Prisma Point

“A business ready for the future of sustainability and energy reduction.”