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Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development

Org #7848
Vetted since 2011 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2010
year founded
$33,139
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

LEND is dedicated to fighting poverty within Evanston by empowering and supporting the entrepreneurial aspirations of our neighbors. By offering small loans and consulting services to local entrepreneurs, LEND encourages the development of innovative businesses that enrich the Evanston community. Utilizing the unique skills of Northwestern's talented student body to support our clients through comprehensive, rigorous and systematic training, LEND seeks to create an environment in which low-income Evanston residents can obtain the business skills and capital they need to realize their entrepreneurial dreams.

Project Leaders
Lauren LEe
Lauren LEe
Ankita Ajith
Ankita Ajith
Femke Munting
Femke Munting
Drew Wandzilak
Drew Wandzilak
Haadi Moochhala
Haadi Moochhala
Smera Bhatia
Smera Bhatia
Naveena Sharma
Naveena Sharma
Team
Femke Munting, Divy Dangi, Haadi Moochhala, Aaron Ledsky, Lauren Lee, Ankita Ajith
Organization Information
1101 Davis Street
#526
Evanston, IL 60204
United States
317-412-3500

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3616487552
Organization Information
1101 Davis Street
#526
Evanston, IL 60204
United States
317-412-3500

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3616487552

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Jun 16, 2020
LEND's Response to COVID-19
LEND has spent the past three months supporting the small business community in Evanston through zero-interest, flexible repayment microloans and pro-bono consulting. Small businesses have been...
Jan 24, 2020
New Year, Same LEND!
Hello all! We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to the year to come. The LEND team and I spent the break thinking of new ways to increase client acquisition and...
Oct 15, 2019
Summer Updates and Recruitment
The summer was a busy time for LEND! We spent a lot of time coordinating our plans for this upcoming year. We have added a student organization to our nonprofit which will allow us to spread awareness...
 
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