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.
Willa Maddox joined FCLF in 2016 as the Grants Coordinator. Willa works with senior staff and other departments to prepare, assemble, and submit major federal and state grant applications, and assists in writing and securing grants from foundations and corporate donors. In this role, Willa ensures proposals are formatted, packaged, and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements, and also evaluates current applications for changes and new content, develops timelines, authors original drafts, maintains databases, and assists in compliance and reporting. Willa holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, with focuses in both Nonprofit Management and Writing & Rhetoric, from the University of Central Florida.