The California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) is a statewide membership
organization of more than 300 nonprofit community-based organizations and
public agencies including small business technical assistance providers, small
business lenders and community development financial institutions. CRC has
advocated for more than two decades with banks and other financial institutions for
the needs of lower income communities and communities of color. This report is
the fourth in an occasional series on bank lending to small businesses.