Programmatic solutions as unique as the communities we serve

No two communities are the same, and we know there’s no single solution to address the complex issues of social and economic injustice. Each of CRF’s solution offerings are critical input sources for designing and deploying our program offerings. Depending on the needs of each community served, CRF can draw on its expertise in lending, technology, and services to inform program creation.

Offerings & Value-Added Services

CRF Lending

With more than 35 years of small business lending expertise, CRF’s lending services help create new small business lending programs and enhance existing programs for greater efficiency and stronger impact.

CRF Technology

CRF’s innovative technology solutions build mission-aligned partner capacity, improve small business access and availability and promote scalability.

CRF Services

From fund administration to loan servicing, CRF brings a consultative, collaborative and experienced approach to its service offerings.​

Program Capabilities

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Program Planning & Design

Expert advice, impactful tools, and innovative technology to make your program a reality.

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Maximize the collective impact of your small business programs.

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Intuitive data and tools expand impact beyond the lifetime of your program

Collective Impact in Action

Helping you move from organizational goals to community impact.

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Our model combines capital, technical assistance, and technology to support community lenders and ease capital access for small businesses across your state.

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COVID Recovery Programs

CRF designs innovative, community-centric financing solutions that drive exponentially greater and more sustainable impact.

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Small Business Referral Program

As a bank referral partner, we’ll make it easy for your lending team to refer clients via a user friendly and secure portal, supported by excellent customer service.

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Bond Guarantee Program

CRF is one of three active qualified issuers structuring bonds on behalf of the CDFI industry. We are the only qualified issuer to have issued bonds in all six consecutive rounds.

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