Success stories

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.
Mary Louise Hancock fought for underdogs her entire life. She supported the Community Loan Fund because we do the same.
“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.”
Customized financing helped Tilton early-education center save money and give teachers raises.
Residents of a North Country manufactured-home park rallied quickly to save their homes and their community.
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?
Gahungu Simon, who grew up in refugee camps, used an IDA to become the first in his family to get a college degree.
The co-owners of Single Digits saw an opportunity their giant competitors didn't. A Vested for Growth investment helped them grasp it.
Forced to find a new home for its child care/early education center, Great Bay Kids' Company built a new school which would accommodate babies and the youngest toddlers.
An affordable apartment in her hometown means Rita Landry can live independently and comfortably.