S.P.U.R. Pathways

S.P.U.R. Pathways: Shared Purpose, Unlimited Reach is an innovative funding program, created in partnership with Momentus Capital, that advances a more than a decade long Macy's, Inc. commitment to underrepresented businesses and aims to galvanize the retail industry to invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Macy's, Inc. now offers a complete and collaborative supplier ecosystem - S.P.U.R. Pathways offers a range of capital and investment solutions. We provide a full suite of lending and investment products, as well as best-in-class business advisory resources.

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Access to funding is critical to entrepreneurial success; by facilitating loan access and equity investment opportunities, Macy's, Inc. will help to advance entrepreneurial growth.

As part of Mission Every One, our social purpose platform unveiled earlier this year, S.P.U.R. Pathways will provide access to capital that will advance the next generation of retailers. By investing resources in high-potential diverse suppliers at all stages of their business, we hope to create meaningful economic impact within our communities, while serving our customers.

Macy's, Inc. sees S.P.U.R. Pathways as the next step to continue the impactful supplier diversity work our colleagues have achieved over the last decade.

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Through an integrated and collaborative approach, Macy's, Inc. and Momentus will provide access to a range of capital options from microloans to growth capital to equity investments.

In addition to financing options, businesses will have access to necessary tools and new opportunities to progress through various growth stages. This includes an advisory network for strategic growth advice such as business strategy and planning, financial reporting, daily operating challenges, opportunity evaluation, and other personalized services.

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S.P.U.R. Pathways is specifically designed to support underrepresented growth-stage businesses. At this point, the program is only offering loans or investments $20,000 and above; no grants are available.

If you are interested in applying for a loan or investment, please fill out the intake form below.

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S.P.U.R. Pathways Intake Form

1. What is the full name of the business owner? *
2. What is the name of your company? *
3. What products or services do you offer? *
4. Who are your primary/targeted customers? *
5. What is your phone number? *
6. What is your email address? *
7. What is your company website and/or relevant social media links? *
City *
State *
9. Is your company minority- or women-owned (at least 51%)? *

10. If yes, please list the ethnicity/diverse representation? *
11. Is your company certified by a third party agency? Please check all that apply:

Current Year *
2022 *
2021 *
2020 *
13. How much financing/investment capital are you seeking? If unknown, please specify. Note, grants are not being offered as part of this program at this time. *
14. What is the main use of the loan or investment?

Other or further details - please indicate any specific capital uses to help us determine the best fit. Example may include: equipment, inventory, marketing, staffing, leasehold improvements, etc. *
15. Do you currently do business with Macy’s, Inc. (Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s or Bluemercury)? *

16. If yes, which Macy’s, Inc. brand(s) are you currently doing business with?

17. How did you hear about the program? *