Contact Info

5200 Warren Street

Phone: 215-452-0100

Fax: 215-452-0101

Web: West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution

WPFSI Vision

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

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 [...]

Philly’s 32nd Minority Enterprise Development Week

“There’s Money Out There – $10K Loans on the Spot” October 3, 2016 marks the return of the 32nd Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) week which  celebrates minority enterprises in the region. This year’s MED Week theme is Philadelphia the Center of Opportunity: Building Capacity for Prosperity, which will include more than 40 events, including educational workshops, [...]

Legacy Wealth Creation In Black Communities

A History of Black Wealth African Americans in 1921 had a multimillionaire business corridor that housed a bank, law firms, barbershops, car dealerships, doctors offices, schools, beauty salons, meat shops, a movie theater, and more! If you were black you didn’t have to leave your community for anything. Today that concept is totally reversed. Black [...]

Crowdfunding with Kickstarter's Bridget Best

The Every Man Investor What is BMe & how are they building strong communities for Black men and boys? There's Money Out There if you're looking for an alternative method to fund your business idea or non-profit, it's known as Crowdfunding! This weeks' guest is Bridget Best who will discuss the crowdfunding phenomenon and how this innovative funding alternative can [...]

9th Annual Festival @ ParkWest Town Center

          Bring your friends and family for a day of fun and celebration, hope to see you there!                        

There's Money Out There Podcasts

Have you been tuning in to WURD 900AM every third Saturday at 1pm?  If not, you have been missing WPFSI's There's Money Out There series, where we give you tips on how to bring in money to increase your business capital, special guests and more.  Miss a Saturday, miss alot! Check out our podcasts from [...]

Scholarship Opportunity: 2016 ParkWest Town Center Scholarship

Calling all high school seniors!!  Are you on your way to college and can use some school money?  Here is an opportunity you don't want to miss!   PWTC Target Area Map 2016 PWTC Scholarship Application Any questions please email or call Vanessa Loney at or 610.260.1470

Loan Activity

This has been a great year for WPFSI and lending to businesses in our neighborhoods.  To date, we have provided 204 Technical Assistance hours and serviced 169 clients.  As of December 15th, we have approved 5 loans for the amount of $362,675.00.   There is so much more on the horizon and are proud to [...]

Success of WesGold Fellows

After a successful summer these 14 WesGold Fellows are back in school and doing well.  Most of them are seniors and graduating this year and we can't wait to see what's next for them!  Along with work preparation, personal development, college planning and social responsibility, they learned about financial management.  We are proud to say [...]

WPFSI Closes Another Loan

Vital Step Therapy & Fitness PC obtained a $37,675 Credit Facility financing for Leasehold Improvements & Working Capital.  

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