Financing diversity

M&T Bank is proud to back the dreams of minority entrepreneurs.

Small business loans for multicultural and diverse communities

Creating, sustaining and growing a small business comes with an assortment of challenges, often even more so for multicultural and diverse-owned businesses. And securing loans for Black-owned businesses can be among the biggest difficulties. We want you to know that you have an ally in M&T. We feature an unbiased underwriting process and can help you access loans for operational expenses, acquisitions, new construction, equipment purchases and much more. We have experts in your community who can work with you to understand your individual business and structure your loan for the best chance of approval.

Planning for multicultural and diverse business loans success

One of the biggest keys to securing the financing you require is an effective business plan. M&T can guide you to the resources you need to create a plan that shows you have an actionable idea. We can offer tips on documenting your finances and teach you what personal credit information you need if you haven’t previously owned a business. It’s all part of the support we provide that goes beyond traditional banking. We’re committed to your long-term success and will be there for you well beyond the closing of your loan.

Let our experience with small business loans pay off for you. Visit your local M&T branch or schedule an appointment.


Multicultural Owned Business Loans

Our resources can help you find the most affordable financing solution for your unique circumstance. Learn more about equal-opportunity lending options.

Partner with M&T Bank

M&T’s Business Banking Specialists are ready to offer you support at any stage of your business. Get to know the advantages of being an M&T Business Banking client.