Welcome to the Community
Forward Fund.

The Community Forward Fund Assistance Corporation (CFFAC) is a Canadian nonprofit that makes loans to, or arranges financing for, nonprofits and charities. Our Fund addresses a gap in access to patient, working capital and provides bridge loans for the sector for small- and medium-sized organizations.

We also provide financial review and coaching services and assessment tools to help build financial skills and capacity in the nonprofit and charitable sector.

We invite you to learn more about us, whether you are a potential impact investor or a charity or nonprofit interested in finding out how your organization could benefit from a loan.

News & Announcements

Community Forward Fund among initial issuers on Social Venture Connexion (SVX)

The Community Forward Fund is pleased to announce that it is one of the first twelve issuers on the Social Venture Connexion (SVX). SVX is a platform operating on the triple bottom line investment principle, where return is understood to include social and environmental impact as well as financial profit. SVX defines itself as a local, […]

CFF Board Chair Monica Patten Receives Order of Canada

The Community Forward Fund would like to extend our hearty congratulations to board member Monica Patten, who has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. Monica has been a leader in the voluntary sector for decades, and has been instrumental in advancing the cause of community development throughout the world. In addition to […]

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Resources

Loans for nonprofits and charities

This two-page document provides an overview of our work in providing loans to nonprofits and charities.

Becoming Loan-Ready

This two-page document provides an overview of how nonprofits and charities can become loan-ready.

Impact Investing

This two-page document provides an overview of our Fund.

Financial Coaching Services

This two-page document provides an overview of our financial coaching services.The Community Forward Fund is committed to ensuring the nonprofit and charitable sector in Canada remains healthy and vibrant.