Florida Community Loan Fund (FCLF) is a statewide Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Established in 1994 as a 501(c)(3), we are a mission-based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving low-income communities throughout Florida by delivering flexible financing and staff expertise. Learn more about Our Impact.
Our lending provides various types of financing to meet the needs of nonprofit organizations and mission-based for-profit organizations that develop affordable housing, supportive housing, community facilities, and economic development projects. This financing can include loans for new construction, preservation, rehab, acquisition, lines of credit, and/or longer term permanent financing. Learn more about Borrowing from FCLF.
FCLF exists to maximize opportunities for people and places outside of the economic mainstream.
Opportunity and dignity exist for every person and community in Florida.
Our expertise and capital make projects succesful and help organizations improve lives and communities.
As Executive Assistant and Office Manager, Ms. Riley provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer, Senior Management Team, and staff in all FCLF offices. Ms. Riley also operates as the liaison for all office systems in IT, Human Resources, and telecommunications. On a day-to-basis, Ms. Riley functions in various capacities, preparing and scheduling meetings for Board, Committee, and Senior Management; maintaining up-to-date records of permanent corporate files; and providing general oversight of the office work environment. Ms. Riley joined FCLF in 2023 and brings five years of experience in Marketing and Administration from Trademark & Business Law offices; universities; and nonprofits. Shanté also humbly served as the President & Founder of Helping the Homeless Project caring for the local homeless population in upstate New York. Ms. Riley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Politics, and Law and an Associate of Arts in Math and Science Honors.