Success stories

"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.
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.
The care and services she received at Keystone Hall's Transitional Living Center turned Laurie Goguen's life around. Financing from the Community Loan Fund made it possible for more to follow in her footsteps.
April Levin wanted life insurance. Not the kind that cashed out when she died. The kind that would improve her life and those of her sons while she was still very much alive. She wanted a college degree.
Jane and Peter McLaughlin of Lyme first invested in the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund in 2009. Their investment earns interest along with an "intangible dividend"--the knowledge that their money “is being used for all the right purposes.”