Community Financing

Building healthy, equitable communities

Building a thriving community is a bit like putting together a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle

You know what the picture is supposed to look like, but ensuring each piece is put in the right place requires time, patience, and attention.

The pieces required for a thriving community

Access to healthy food

Accessible and affordable healthcare

Affordable housing

A strong economy & employment

A sustainable environment

Mitigation of existing inequities and equal access to services and benefits

Quality child development & education programs

Community Development Financial Institutions

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are organizations dedicated to providing patient and flexible capital focused on building thriving communities.

They are great first-time investments for individuals, families, and financial advisors looking to begin their impact investing journey.

Check out the resources below to learn more about how you can start directing your investment or charitable capital toward building stronger communities.

Investing to help communities flourish