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Capital Impact Challenge

NH's communities succeed when our people and businesses succeed. With a donation to the Capital Impact Challenge, you can make a real difference.

We're putting Veterans FIRST

Moving veterans out of transitional housing and into permanently affordable, Energy Star®-rated homes in a resident-owned community.

We're problem-solvers

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.

Opportunity NH Investments

Earn fixed-rate interest while giving New Hampshire people the tools to transform their lives.

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.

"Global talent"

"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 ... "

"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."

Solving problems

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.

resident-owned communities

Co-ops are good for communities

A planning director lists the ways cities and towns benefit from the presence of resident-owned manufactured-home communities.

Co-op work is rewarding

A ROC president calls leading a community challenging and satisfying. One key is making sure all members have a voice.

'Boot Camp' for new co-op boards

Board members and leaders of newly converted ROCs learn when they need to know at ROC-NH's "boot camps."

Preserving affordable housing

Why manufactured housing, the most-affordable housing option in many communities, needs to be preserved.

Nowhere to go

The owner of a manufactured-home park in Hooksett, N.H., closed the park and evicted the residents, some of whom were elders and had nowhere else to go.

Co-op members run the business

Cooperative ownership puts residents in charge of a  multi-million-dollar business--their community.

Pride, safety, control

Members of manufactured-home cooperatives describe numerous benefits of resident ownership of their communities.

The first 100

The story of New Hampshire's first 100 resident-owned manufactured-home communities (ROCs)

A home you take pride in

Manufactured homes aren't trailers, and they're not mobile. Homeowners take much pride in their houses and their communities

Co-ops add value to communities

A planning director lists the ways cities and towns benefit from the presence of resident-owned manufactured-home communities.

Getting beyond the 'us-them'

Although people living in manufactured housing often deal with stigma, the reality is we all started somewhere.

They'll tell you to live here

When homeowners and residents take pride in their community, public perception changes.

business finance

Small businesses create jobs

Small businesses, the beating heart of New Hampshire's economy, need flexible financing to grow and create quality jobs.

New ideas for family business

The owners of Polly's Pancake Parlor in Sugar Hill, N.H., worked with a business coach, then expanded the restaurant's business and hours.

Cooperative fishery nets success

Business coaching gave NH Community Seafood what it needed to expand in its second year.

Recipe for success

Throwback Brewery serves food and beer made with mostly local ingredients on a historic farm in North Hampton.

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