1. Boston Community Capital

    www.bostoncommunitycapital.orgBoston, MA, United States

    Since 1985 has invested over $900 million in underserved communities across the nation through a wide range of debt and equity products for low-income communities/individuals and for emerging businesses/entrepreneurs.

  2. Calvert Social Investment Foundation

    www.calvertfoundation.orgBethesda, MD, United States

    For as little as $20, Calvert Foundation offers investment opportunities that empower women, protect the environment, support local organizations, and create other positive impacts.

  3. Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF)

    www.cclfchicago.orgChicago, IL

    Extends affordable, flexible capital and technical assistance to community borrowers building jobs, housing, and human capacity in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods of metropolitan Chicago for over 20 years.

  4. Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

    www.ceimaine.orgWiscasset, ME, United States

    Nonprofit community development finance institution offering mission-related loans and technical assistance to businesses that bring economic and enrionmental benefit to Maine and New England.

  5. Community Reinvestment Fund, Inc.

    www.crfusa.comMinneapolis, MN

    'CRF is the nation's leader in bringing capital to public and private nonprofit community development lenders through the secondary market for loans. CRF has injected nearly $1 billion into economically disadvantaged communities around the country to help stimulate economic development, provide affordable housing, and support community facilities.'

  6. Cooperative Fund of New England

    www.cooperativefund.orgWilmington, NC, United States

    A community development financial institution (CDFI) that is a bridge between socially responsible investors and cooperatives, community oriented non-profits, and worker-owned businesses in New England.

  7. First Nations Oweesta Corp. (Oweesta)

    www.oweesta.orgLongmont, CO

    Oweesta's mission is to provide opportunities for Native people to develop assets and create wealth by assisting in the establishment of strong, permanent institutions and programs, contributing to economic independence and strengthening sovereignty for all Native communities.

  8. First Peoples Worldwide

    www.firstpeoples.orgFredericksburg, VA

    Funds local development projects in Indigenous communities all over the world while creating bridges between Indigenous communities and corporations, governments, academics, NGOs, and investors in their regions.

  9. Hope Enterprise Corporation

    www.hope-ec.orgJackson, MS

    A nonprofit community development financial institution that provides services designed to strengthen communities, build assets, and improve lives in economically distressed areas across the Mid-South.

  10. Local Enterprise Assistance Fund (LEAF)

    www.leaffund.orgBrookline, MA

    LEAF is a certified-CDFI focused on cooperatives. We lend nationally to worker-owned businesses, food co-ops, and cooperative housing.

  11. New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

    www.communityloanfund.orgConcord, NH, United States

    Turns investments into loans and education to create opportunity and transform lives. Financing for affordable housing, small businesses, and nonprofits, including child care centers.

  12. Opportunity Finance Network

    www.ofn.orgPhiladelphia, PA

    'The leading national network of private-sector community development financial institutions.' The network invests in small businesses, affordable housing, and community services. Opportunity Finance provides advocacy, financing, consulting, and information services. Mission is to lead the CDFI system to scale through capital formation, policy, and capital development.

  13. Opportunity Resource Fund

    www.oppfund.orgLansing, MI

    Provides financial assistance and technical support for the building and rehabilitation of affordable housing for low-income individuals, groups, and communities throughout Michigan to foster economic and social justice.

  14. RSF Social Finance

    www.rsfsocialfinance.orgSan Francisco, CA

    Offers individuals the opportunity to participate in investment and charitable funds that support nonprofits and businesses addressing key issues in food and agriculture, education and the arts, and ecological stewardship. Since 1984, RSF has made over $275 million in loans and over $100 million in grants to nonprofit and for-profit social enterprises.

  15. Shared Interest, Inc.

    www.sharedinterest.orgNew York, NY

    Social investment fund guaranteeing South African bank loans to community development financial institutions engaged in South Africa's reconstruction process. Established the Thembani International Guarantee Fund in South Africa to strengthen grassroots financial institutions and enable them to provide increasing amounts of affordable credit for small and micro-enterprises, and low-cost housing in South Africa's most economically marginalized communities.