Investing in local
businesses
who are socially
and environmentally responsible

Are you a small business,
co-operative or community venture?

If your business is based in the region covered by the Nelson City or Tasman District Councils, we may be able to help.

Nelson Enterprise Loan Trust is a not-for-profit Trust that provides loan capital to assist Nelson enterprises and organisations like yours. Since it began in 1997, NELT has contributed significantly to Nelson’s vibrant economy by making hundreds of loans to small businesses throughout the region. 

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Retaining Wealth Regionally

The Nelson Enterprise Loan Trust was established in 1997 with the objective of promoting employment opportunities in the Nelson region. Since then it has made loans to over 200 businesses in the Nelson region with loan repayments of more than 97%.

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Small Business Loans

Needing money for a business, a co-operative or community venture? If your business is based in the region covered by the Nelson City or Tasman District Council, the Nelson Enterprise Loan Trust may be able to help.

Nelson Enterprise Loan Trust has made hundreds of loans to enterprises and organisations like yours and in the process has contributed significantly to Nelson’s vibrant economy.

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Business Plan Guide

“NELT had a willingness to listen to our ideas and see our vision. A big thank your for the ongoing support for Willow Floral & Design. Even in tough times, NELT has been a great Trust to deal with. Thank you.”

Sarah Hutt (Florist)