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A first! Community banks create permanent fund for affordable housing

Merrimack County Savings Bank and Meredith Village Savings Bank have donated $100,000 to the Community Loan Fund for affordable housing.

Community Loan Fund receives 2017 Nonprofit Impact Award

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund was presented with the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits’ 2017 Nonprofit Impact Award for its “significant impact leveraging resources that have enabled traditionally underserved people to participate more fully in New Hampshire's economy.”

A construction loan puts Asian market back in business

A ethnic market owned by a refugee family was itself homeless for three years. A timely loan helped it reopen, bigger and better than ever.

Once adrift, family settles into a home of its own

After 13 moves in 16 years, "I felt like we were drifting," says Donna Legare. But with no credit, how could they ever buy a home?

Investments deepen Endowment's impact

“Investing in the Community Loan Fund is really awesome because it’s tested, predictable, it’s giving us return, and it passes the test of financial analysts.”

New partnership expands business education to NH farms and fisheries

A grant from Farm Credit East enables the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to help more small farms and commercial fishing businesses strengthen their business practices.