Success stories

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?
An eight-to-one Individual Development Account savings match enabled a young couple to put down roots in the city they love.
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.
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.
"When I can inspire other people to match what I’ve given, it just makes me feel like we’ve accomplished so much more."
"Lean" describes more than the meat at Brookford Farm, where Luke Mahoney has embraced progressive business practices.