About Chicago Community Loan Fund
Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF) is a certified Community Development Financial Institution whose mission to provide flexible, affordable and responsible financing and technical assistance for community stabilization and development efforts and initiatives that benefit low- to moderate-income neighborhoods, families and individuals throughout metropolitan Chicago.CCLF supports challenging projects that will help revitalize low- and moderate-income neighborhoods throughout metropolitan Chicago, aiding families and communities along the path toward economic stability, prosperity and sustainability.We are committed to helping create communities where people thrive by leveraging our investments in community development for the greatest impact possible. Our organization remains Chicagoland focused and dedicated to providing low-cost financing and technical assistance in the neighborhoods that need it most. Since its inception in 1991, CCLF has loaned more than $143 million which has leveraged $1.1 billion to finance housing, commercial retail and community facilities and social enterprises. CCLF has also provided technical assistance to over 2,000 customers. CCLF actively promotes the use of sustainable building methods for community development projects, and offers the Chicagoland community a sustainability resource website www.greenaffordable.org.
Debt & Equity Investing
- Commercial and/or Development Lending