We build financially strong and culturally vibrant communities where each person has access to decent jobs, homes, healthy foods, health care, education, and economic opportunities.

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The Northern California Community Loan Fund envisions financially strong culturally vibrant communities where each person has access to decent jobs, homes, health care, education, healthy food, and economic opportunities. Through flexible financial products and sound advice, we create opportunities to make socially responsible investments that revitalize Northern California communities.
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Recent News

September 29, 2016

NCCLF Receives $5 M in Grants Through CDFI Financial Assistance and Healthy Food Financing

San Francisco — The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund of the U.S. Treasury announced awardees of its 2016 CDFI Fund Financial Assistance (FA) and Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) Awards. (more…)
September 12, 2016

Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Awards Grants to Two Local Nonprofits through NCCLF Sponsorship

We are pleased to have partnered with Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) and Restaurant Opportunities of the Bay Area (ROC – The Bay) in obtaining grants through the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB)’s Access to Housing and Economic Assistance for Development (AHEAD) program. Through our membership with the FHLB, NCCLF was able to sponsor both organizations. (more…)
September 12, 2016

Q&A with Esperanza Pallana, the New Member of NCCLF’s Strategic Initiatives Team

Our Strategic Initiatives team supports NCCLF in developing and supporting community development initiatives that increase our impact and support the low-income communities we serve.  In August 2016 we welcomed Esperanza Pallana, who supports our efforts in increasing access to healthy foods throughout California.  Esperanza comes to NCCLF with over 15 years in food systems, environmental health, and public health advocacy work.  Learn about a more about Esperanza below. (more…)