A workforce housing solution
We're helping to solve the state's workforce housing crisis by making affordable manufactured-home-mortgage loans to young workers like Nisha Negron, who would otherwise not be able to buy a house.
Strengthening minority communities by supporting entrepreneurs
Community-Driven Economic Empowerment (C-DEE), our pilot program with the Manchester NAACP, aims to bring people of color together as a community to create and support resilient neighborhood businesses.
We focus on Opportunity. For all.
We believe in the power of regular people to transform their lives if given the opportunity and the tools to do so. That's why we exist. That's what we do.
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.
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.