Our blog features frequent updates from our portfolio partners, our small business recovery efforts, and various industry initiatives. We share reports, articles, event recaps, survey results, and more. Be sure to check back regularly for updates.
Check out our blog posts below.
When the PPP loan was announced by Congress, many businesses found themselves shut out of the process due to a lack of information and access to the program through traditional financial institutions
07/06/21 | By Caitlin Rosser
During the pandemic, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) stepped up to deliver desperately needed relief to hard-to-reach small business owners
06/23/21 | By Beth Bafford
Calvert Impact Capital announced today that its Community Investment Note® balance has exceeded $500 million for the first time as its work to support global, under-resourced communities
10/01/20 | By Leigh Moran
Every two years, we conduct an investor survey to better understand the motivations of our investor base, the challenges they face in investing for impact, and how we can serve them better
09/15/20 | By Caitlin Rosser
The NY Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) has lent more than $3.1 million to support 77 businesses and residential landlords across NY state with COVID-19 related costs and expenses as of today
08/05/20 | By Beth Bafford
As the economic impact from COVID-19 unfolds, small businesses —those that underpin the economic, social, and cultural fabric of the United States— are facing extreme challenges
03/27/20 | By Leigh Pomerantz
In participation with lead lender and CDFI funding partner, Calvert Impact Capital provided financing that enabled Affirmed Housing Group to purchase a Motel-6 and redevelop it into “Zephyr”
01/31/20 | By Leigh Pomerantz
We recently renewed our $2 million loan to Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. (AHSTI), the largest developer and lender of deeply affordable single-family homes in the Rio Grande Valley
07/08/19 | By Jacqueline Westley
We recently closed a loan to Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC), a community development corporation that serves individuals and families with low to moderate income in the southwestern U.S.
03/13/19 | By Nicholas Silbergeld
In this short video I'll cover Calvert Impact Capital's recent investment in the Forest Resilience Bond, which aims to reduce the risk of severe wildfires in the Tahoe National Forest
11/30/18 | By Jacqueline Westley
Our CEO Jennifer Pryce urges us to look at the big picture of impact investing: it's less about particular sectors or regions, and more about creating systemic change in the capital markets
09/25/18 | By Andrew Parrucci
CEO Jenn Pryce uses the recent attention on Opportunity Zones to illustrate a common problem in impact investing: the failure to consider if and how investors can actually access impact investing
08/15/18 | By Andrew Parrucci
Our VP of Investments Catherine Godschalk recently wrote about the need for impact investors to take a more active role in addressing the affordable housing crisis in the U.S.
07/09/18 | By Jacqueline Westley