“The loan from CIC gives me a lot of peace of mind. It is going to keep the boat afloat until people feel like they can come out again.” Don Lovett, OwnerContinue reading
“I am thankful for the CIC loan. I applied for three other programs but I never heard back. Having this CIC loan allows me to continue providing needed medical transcription services even though the volume has decreased temporarily because non-emergency visits are down.” Michelle L. Coronado, Medical TranscriptionContinue reading
“We are forever grateful to CIC for helping during these unprecedented times. Thanks to CIC we were able to pay all of our employees while waiting for PPP and EIDL loans to process. I’d like to send a special thank you to Brian from the Loan Team who was wonderful to work with and kept us updated through every step of the process” Felice Anderson, President Continue reading
”I’m really grateful for the loan and the part the loan played in helping me survive this pandemic. Not only survive, but thrive! We are not just a dance studio. We work really hard to support artists and marginalized people. Closing was not an option. I fought really hard to get the resources to stay open. We reopen June 1st and thanks to the assistance from CIC, we made it and we will be back….. better than ever!” Breanna Mirae, Owner Kinetic Arts TucsonContinue reading
“CIC came through with some funding which gave us some breathing room, and just knowing there were local people who were willing to help me get through this incredibly challenging time was a real validation.” Rick Rose, Founder and CEO, Film Creations, Ltd.Continue reading
“Emergency funding from CIC gave us a chance to breathe for just a moment and decide which direction we should go with 5 Points at the onset of the pandemic. The emergency loan ensured we could afford payroll and keep our staff insured while we formulated a plan to navigate this crisis and keep our community safe and healthy.” Brian Haskins, Owner 5 PointsContinue reading
“As I remember beginning this process, I never have imagined the love and support I would get and feel by the end! Thank you all so much, for you lending hands and hearts. I will end up a Kiva Lender for sure. ” Ricky Pintor, Owner Just ChurrosContinue reading
“Being a small nonprofit dedicated to performing arts and arts-integrated education is a risky venture. In four days, Odaiko Sonora lost every gig left this season. The timing couldn’t have been worse. All the programs I applied for were overwhelmed and unresponsive . . . until I found CIC. The care and professionalism, and most importantly the speed with which CIC staff were able to assist has restored my faith that Odiako Sonora will weather this storm.” Karen Falkenstrohm, Director Odaiko Sonoran Rhythm Industry Continue reading
“This is the second time CIC believed in ME enough to come through for me, when things look dire and survival is the name of the game.
Thank you for your borrowed tools.
I will recreate my masterpiece with it . . . Promise!” Chef Cecilia Arosemena, Owner Dish for Dosha
“The moment I knew I was receiving the funding I knew I could weather the storm.” Nick Baca, Owner London Town BarbershopContinue reading