Florida Community Loan Fund (FCLF) has an opportunity to receive a grant from the Chase Community Giving program. You can help ensure our success by simply voting for FCLF through the Chase Community Giving Program on Facebook.
Through the utilization of social media networks, the Chase Community Giving program has already directed more than $20 million toward non-profit organizations nationwide, putting the power to bring positive change across the nation into the hands of those who need it most. The Fall 2012 round of the Chase Community Giving program will award $250,000 to the top eligible charity, and the remaining 195 top charities earn awards ranging from $10,000 through $100,000, for a total of $5 million in grants.
FCLF has, since 1996, provided financing to improve low-income communities throughout the state of Florida. Our total lending has had significant social impact: $114 million has been financed through 161 loans and 8 NMTC transactions, into projects totaling $528 million. This has provided 2,731 units of housing and 84 community facilities, creating or retaining 4,631 jobs. Our borrowers include non-profit and for-profit mission-focused developers, housing authorities, a wide range of social service organizations and communit health centers. Our investors and supporters include financial institutions, foundations, religious communities and orders of faith, corporations, federal and state government.
We invite you to vote for Florida Community Loan Fund as part of the Chase Community Giving program. Voting takes place September 6-19, 2012.
About Chase Community Giving. Chase Community Giving is grant program inspiring a new way of corporate philanthropy by letting participants vote to help determine which small and local non profits will receive donations from Chase. The program has given away over $20 million in grants to charities nationwide, with focuses including animals & environment; education; health; military & veterans; poverty; and the arts. To learn more about the program, visit Facebook.com/ChaseCommunityGiving.