John Hamilton

CDFIs: Bridging over the economy’s troubled waters

By John Hamilton

This is not the time to search for shiny new ideas. Now is the time to invest in what works: CDFIs are already filling capital gaps in underserved communities for workers with low-incomes, people of color, and immigrants.


Community Loan Fund honored with first SHE Change Award

By News

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund was honored in October 2017 with the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation’s first SHE Change Award for its Business of Child Care project. The award, accompanied by a $10,000 grant, was presented at the Women’s Foundation annual luncheon Oct. 11 in Manchester. more

Quality early childhood education offers economic benefit for NH

By Archive

A new report analyzes the economic cost and benefits of funding evidence-based early-childhood programs in N.H. more

Affordable, quality child care needed to support working moms

By Archive

A recent report gave N.H. a D+ grade for work and family policies that support working women. more