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Massachusetts CDFIs

Community development financial institutions are a unique resource to assist businesses in economically distressed areas. The institutions offer financing as well as other resources to support affordable housing and economic development.
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  • A community development financial institution issuing loans statewide
  • Offers a wide range of loans including SBA offerings
  • Additional resources such as mentoring and business assistance also available
  • Focuses on cooperatives and social purpose ventures assisting low-income communities
  • One of the nation’s few community development financial institutions with a focus on co-ops
  • Specific focus areas of healthy food access, housing developments, and worker-owned firms and other community-based businesses and social enterprises
  • A faith-based organization providing funding for projects that will promote social change in low-impact areas
  • A variety of loans available for multiple different types of projects
  • Technical assistance also available
  • A CDFI for socially conscious enterprises in the New England region
  • A financing program with loans of up to $1.5 million
  • Offers resources to connect borrowers with technical assistance and more
  • A Community Development Financial Institution offering assistance with affordable housing and real estate rehabilitation
  • Provides loans to both commercial developers and first-time homebuyers
  • A statewide organization with inroads into New York and Massachusetts