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Investments in the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund support projects and services that create opportunity in every corner of our state.

Anyone thinking about investing in the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund might be interested in a recent Financial Advisor magazine article, Impact Investments With a Local Connection.

Our investments give you a way to support projects and services that create opportunity in every corner of our state. It's quite simple: When you make an investment in the Community Loan Fund, you determine its length and the fixed interest rate (up to 5% for investments of at least 10 years) you'll earn.

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Neighbors share a laugh at Medvil Cooperative in Goffstown

We then loan every dollar of your money locally into New Hampshire communities to help people and families with low or moderate incomes achieve affordable housing, child care and jobs. You receive interest annually and we pay you back at the end of your investment's term.

We often find that people are intrigued by this idea, but hesitate to try it because it seems like a new concept.

It isn't new at all we've been doing it for 30 years. The Financial Advisor article tells of institutions and money managers all over the country whose clients want to use their investments to support local projects.

Trillium Asset Management in Boston is among those that connect their clients to Community Development Financial Institutions like the Community Loan Fund. Randy Rice, a community impact investment manager at Trillium, says the option of community investing is "one of the reasons why clients come to us and stay."

Please call us, or read the Invest page to get started.

By the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund's Investor Relations team.