What We Do

Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF®unlocks the potential of mission-driven organizations through tailored investments, strategic advice and accessible insights. Founded in 1980, NFF helps organizations connect money to mission effectively, and supports innovations such as growth capital campaigns, cross-sector economic recovery initiatives and impact investing.

A leading community development financial institution (CDFI) with over $300 million in assets under management, NFF has provided $575 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $1.5 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide. In partnership with others, we've generated $16 million for nonprofits for building reserves, cash reserves and endowments through our multi-year asset-building service, BFF. We've also provided $1.2 million in loan guarantees, $10.3 million in 9/11 recovery grants, about $13 million in capital grants, and $2 million in planning grants.

NFF is headquartered in New York City and serves clients from five offices across the country.

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NFF is a member of OFN, a national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) investing in disadvantaged communities.

NFF is a founding member of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). 

ImpactAssets 50 is a showcase of experienced private debt and equity fund managers who deliver social and environmental value in addition to financial returns.