Welcome to the Community
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.
News & Announcements
We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest financial capacity building program, “Money, Mission and Strategy.” Money, Mission, Strategy is an innovative peer-based two-day educational clinic designed to equip nonprofits with the knowledge and skills they need to assess their financial health and incorporate practical financial planning tools into day-to-day communications and management. […]
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, […]
This two-page document provides an overview of our work in providing loans to nonprofits and charities.
This two-page document provides an overview of how nonprofits and charities can become loan-ready.
A study in Ontario, entitled Social Finance Census 2010: A Summary of results from the social finance census of nonprofits and social purpose businesses, indicated a significant demand for loans and financing in the sector. The ONN/SVX survey on lending indicated interest by 50% of nonprofits and charities in Ontario in loan products and estimated […]