FCLF is meeting our mission of providing expertise and capital. Learn how in this newsletter.

FCLF Meeting Our Mission

The Florida Community Loan Fund Mission: Our expertise and capital make projects successful and help organizations improve lives and communities.

How are we meeting the FCLF mission? Here are a few ways…

Expertise. 
FCDA Annual Training Conference, April 25-28 in Lake Mary, Florida. Will you be attending this statewide gathering of community development and economic development practitioners? If yes, we’ll see you there! FCLF staff will share our expertise and information on flexible financing to help your community, both in the Marketplace Exhibit area and at a session on Thursday, April 27. If you haven’t planned to attend, it’s not too late!
Visit the FCDA conference website here for more information and how to register.

Pictured above, FCLF staff at 2016 FCDA conference. Pictured below, at the bottom of this message, FCDA 2016 conference organizers, board, and presenters.

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Capital. 
​FCLF provides flexible financing for community and economic development in Florida's low-income communities, providing positive social impact and helping projects succeed. Through 12.31.2016, we financed 260+ projects through $278 million in financing, into total projects of $877 million.


But what these words and numbers really convey is: we are helping to change lives. Here's a peek at 3 recent FCLF loan closings. 

FCLF and Debbie Turner Cancer Care and Resource Center

Debbie Turner Cancer Care and Resource Center provides counseling for cancer victims and families, but that’s just a part of their services. Volunteers help with needs ranging from hair styling to rides to the grocery store and pharmacy. FCLF provided $315,000 in financing to purchase 2 buildings.

“With help from FCLF we are able to continue services to cancer families and children.” – Debbie Turner, Founder & Executive Director

Click here to learn more about the Debbie Turner Cancer Care and Resource Center.

FCLF and Homes of Davenport

Homes of Davenport improves quality of life in rural Polk County where the average income is below the rest of the state. These simple, affordable homes keep building costs low, passing on savings to home buyers. FCLF provided $170,000 as a revolving line of credit.

“FCLF shares my goal of providing low-income housing in Polk County, providing a flexible, customized loan and increasing my opportunities to invest in neighborhoods.” – Bob Karan, Homes of Davenport

Click here to learn more about Homes of Davenport.

FCLF and Habitat for Humanity of Martin County

Habitat for Humanity of Martin County will transform the former site of a mobile home park into new, affordable homes, and help fix up existing area homes through its Brush with Kindness program. FCLF provided a $450,000 loan for land acquisition.

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Martin County.
At Florida Community Loan Fund, we’ve been putting our capital and expertise to work in Florida’s communities for more than 20 years. Learn more about our financing and meet the FCLF team.

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FCLF Expertise and Capital

Florida Community Loan Fund is a nonprofit, multifaceted financing entity with a 20+ year history of providing flexible capital and expertise to low income communities across Florida. FCLF is nationally recognized for its work as a certified CDFI and CDE through the U.S. Dept. of Treasury and as a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. FCLF has financed $250 million through 250 loans in Florida, making possible over $850 million in new investments in low-income communities; and has secured a total of $271 million to date in Federal NMTC awards. For more information, please visit www.fclf.org