“To contribute to the economic development of small business from a broadly-based perspective, with the purpose of providing direct and indirect financial assistance to businesses in the State of Illinois.”
"To be a client-centered integrated lending organization for borrowers, providing excellence in lending opportunities. We strive to be an organization where people choose to work and an active community partner."
Our Background Certified Development Company (CDC) For over 30 years, IBFS has helped small businesses secure financing through commercial lending throughout Illinois to purchase real estate, buildings, and capital equipment. We help entrepreneurs develop business dreams into realities, helping small businesses grow while also creating jobs and opportunities. We are dedicated to helping you by providing the resources your small business needs to grow. We work with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and third party lenders to provide small businesses with financial solutions tailored to their specific needs. Our services include financing of the SBA 504 and assisting with guaranteed loans such as the 7(a) and Express Programs. We help companies secure equipment and real estate funding throughout Illinois. Each program is designed to help small businesses in different stages of development. IBFS is happy to help you determine which option is right for you and your business.