About Us

We are a Community Development Financial Institution providing equitable access to capital and financing projects and small businesses that build healthy, resilient South Carolina communities.

Our Mission

To advance equitable access to capital to build assets and benefit the communities and people most in need of economic opportunity.

Acknowledging that the need for our work is rooted in generations of injustice and disinvestment, we focus on serving people of color, women, low-income individuals, and those in rural communities.

Staff & People

Meet the people working to create equitable access to capital – our staff, board members and loan committees.

Meet The Team

Impact

Our loans are more than financial transactions—they create and save jobs, build generational wealth, create safe and affordable housing, and act as catalysts for lasting community change.

Since 2004, we’ve provided 347 loans totaling $54.7MM in financing, resulting in:

3,217

Jobs Created or Retained

2,338

Housing Units

14

Community Facilities

28

Small Businesses

11

Healthy Food Outlets

361.3MM

Total Project Development

3,217

Jobs Created or Retained

2,338

Housing Units

14

Community Facilities

28

Small Businesses

11

Healthy Food Outlets

361.3MM

Total Project Development

Press

South Carolina Community Loan Fund in the News:

Media Kit

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South Carolina Community Loan Fund is a voice of experience at the forefront of community development finance in SC. We are experts in affordable housing, small business lending, increasing healthy food access, and rural development.

For media inquiries, contact: Communications Director Holly Shinn

Boiler Plate

South Carolina Community Loan Fund is a nonprofit CDFI headquartered in Charleston.

Its mission is to advance equitable access to capital to build assets and benefit communities and people most in need of economic opportunity. Since its inception in 2004, it has financed more than $54.7 million in loans throughout the state, resulting in the completion of more than $361.3 million in community development projects.

For more information, please visit www.sccommunityloanfund.org.

Our 2019 Annual Report is available!

View our interactive digital version to see the impact of investing in community.

See Report