Introducing Spark Feeding 137,000 people each week “CRF gave us a chance, and we were able to save jobs in our community.”   Creating work for 45 families Increasing access to more affordable housing Loan servicing for non-traditional loan portfolios

Introducing Spark

A lending platform to improve efficiency, generate revenue and minimize risk.

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Feeding 137,000 people each week

CRF provides New Markets Tax Credit financing to Houston Food Bank

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“CRF gave us a chance, and we were able to save jobs in our community.”

Shaun Hollis, Owner, 5280 Waste Solutions

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Creating work for 45 families

Hard work, dedication, and a great recipe

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Increasing access to more affordable housing

CRF provides financing for multi-family affordable housing projects

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Loan servicing for non-traditional loan portfolios

High-touch, customized loan servicing

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Strengthened more than

830 communities

Funded $1.5 billion

in loans

Improved the lives of more than

614,000 people

Created or saved

72,000 jobs

Funded loans in

46 states + D.C

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June 24, 2015

Nerdwallet: 5 Important Things to Know About Community Lenders | CRF's Brian Burke provided his expertise for an article on how community development financial institutions (CDFIs) may able to help small business owners who have been turned down for a loan by traditional banks. »

June 16, 2015

Community Reinvestment Fund, USA Receives $55 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation | MINNEAPOLIS - June 15, 2015 - Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF), a non-profit organization that improves the lives of disadvantaged people and strengthens distressed communities through innovative finance, today announced it received $55 million in federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) funds. Since the program's inception in 2001, CRF has received combined federal NMTC allocations totaling $804.5 million. »

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