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Phone: 215-452-0100

Fax: 215-452-0101

Web: West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution

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Our vision is to create urban communities that are vibrant, diverse and flourishing environments where wealth and economic opportunity is accessible.

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Making the Move from Corporate to Entrepreneur

The Leap From Corporate to Entrepreneurship There are those people who choose to leave a very secure corporate job to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Even though your job may expose you to a great company with a team of dedicated and talented people, something is missing. Corporate is not enough for you, and you realize [...]

The 10th Annual Festival @ ParkWest Town Center

The 10th Annual Festival @ ParkWest Town Center - June 3rd   This is a celebration for the community and businesses in the area to show our appreciation of the efforts that contributed to the development of ParkWest Town Center and WPFSI is proud to be a sponsor. It will a fun time with an exciting [...]

2017 Park West Town Center Scholarship Award

Enter for a chance to win $2500! Two High School Seniors will be awarded... You could be one of them! Winners can use the money for tuition, books, or cash - it's your choice! Download Application

Celebrating Women’s History Month

On Saturday’s There’s Money Out There the show will honor Women’s History Month with a focus on women entrepreneurs.  Learn more about Women's History Month here. Women now represent the fastest growing demographic for startup businesses in the U.S. And, Black women are the most likely demographic group in America to start their own businesses. Between 1997 [...]

Why Banks Don’t Lend To Small Businesses

Strange right, especially since small businesses are the engines that are responsible for economic growth?

Viewing Small Business with a Fresh Set of Eyes

By Jabari Jones From cafes and coffee shops, fine dining to fine jewelry, from vintage clothing to vintage records, one place has an extremely diverse array of businesses.  It’s not a mall in Bala Cynwyd or in famed King of Prussia, its right here in West Philadelphia. I have had the pleasure of going into [...]

WesGold Fellows 2014

How to get involved with our WesGold Fellows

WesGold Fellows 2013 trip to American University in Washington DC.WesGold Fellows 2013 trip to The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental MedicineIf you would like to host the fellows at your office, mentor a student or give a presentation about your profession, please email myckell@wpfsi.com or avery@wpfsi.com OR call 215-452-0105.Program will run from June 30 [...]

Capacity Building Leadership Training

WPFSI is exploring ways to engage the six (6) communities in our target area, in order to help crate sustainable communities.  The communities include Carroll Park, Cathedral Park, Parkside, East Parkside, Mill Creek and Lower Overbrook.  WPFSI plans to do this by building the capacity of the neighborhood leaders through training and mentoring.  This is [...]

Welcoming our 2014 WesGold Fellows Program Coordinators

We are excited to welcome Avery Martin- Chadwick and Myckell Nichole White to our WPFSI family. These Drexel Sophomores will be coordinating this year’s WesGold Fellows summer internship, that will run from June 30th to August 21st. Avery Martin-Chadwick is a sophomore at Drexel University studying communications. He has a strong passion for community enrichment. [...]

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