Success stories

"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.
Earning fixed-rate interest while supporting N.H. people and organizations was the solution for the Monadnock Folklore Society.
Stony Brook Estates' 2014 conversion to resident ownership kept homes affordable for its retirees.
After declaring bankruptcy and losing their previous house to foreclosure, Wanita and Kevin Ordway wondered if they'd ever again own a home.
Image 4 has been at the cutting edge of perfecting customer experience since the 1980s. When the company's orders spiked and it needed additional equipment, a loan from the Community Loan Fund helped it meet the growing demand.
Pine Grove’s MHP Cooperative's board of directors is all about on-the-job training and education. That self-sufficient attitude has strengthened the finances and the camaraderie of the West Swanzey resident-owned community.
Woody Bigos's childhood experiences taught him, “Where you have a fertile or productive field, you’re either going to have waste or opportunity.” In the tangled messes of metal and fluid in machine shops, he saw waste and opportunity.
ROC-NH's Community Leadership training, says Audra Anderson, “made me understand the ways I needed to change to become a more-effective leader and a more-effective person.”
Owning a home was unthinkable 10 years ago, when Mandy Bartley was a 20-year-old single mom living in public housing. She needed someone to believe in her, and the Welcome Home Loan team did.