CDFIs finance justice
With deep roots in the civil rights movement, CDFIs including the NH Community Loan Fund have fought for justice for decades. "With one loan ..." we change lives. Believe it.
Opportunity NH Investments
Investments in the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund pay fixed-rate interest and supply the funds we lend into communities statewide.
Borrower Stabilization Fund
We created our Borrower Stabilization Fund in response to the pandemic and economic disruption of 2020. Donations to the fund help stabilize the state's people, businesses, child care centers, and nonprofits.
We're putting Veterans FIRST
Moving veterans out of transitional housing and into permanently affordable, Energy Star®-rated homes in a resident-owned community.
Collaboration, creativity, and flexibility are at the center of everything we do.
Building a strong future
Investments in quality early education programs, and making them available to all working parents are core community development building blocks.
"What are your losses?" "Zero."
George McCarthy explains why the Ford Foundation invested in the Community Loan Fund.
A successful lender
George McCarthy says the Community Loan Fund's lending programs succeed because: "They know who they're lending to, they know what they're lending to and they're also willing to be sure they're prepared to be borrowers."
George McCarthy on how the Community Loan Fund saw a need, applied innovation and skill to solve the problem, and created an industry-changing strategy.
"The Community Loan Fund put manufactured housing on the map in the affordable housing world," says George (Mac) McCarthy, then with the Ford Foundation. "This is local talent that is global talent ... "
2009 NEXT Award
Presenting the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, recipient of the NEXT Award for Opportunity Finance
NEXT award speech
N.H. Community Loan Fund President Juliana Eades accepts the 2009 NEXT Award for Opportunity Finance.
Opportunity. For all.
CDFIs see the world differently. Where others see risk, we see opportunity. And we believe in opportunity. For all.