What we do
We invest in communities through customized financing that strengthens mission-driven organizations and evolves with the changing needs of our sector and US communities.
We equip social-sector leaders to make financial decisions that best serve their missions as they navigate complex financial situations and innovate for strong community results.
We enter partnerships and co-design trust-based initiatives with community-centered organizations, networks, organizers, funders, and financing partners to support community-led solutions.
Using NFF’s change capital framework, we developed visualization tools to help our donors and funders understand the impact of investing in our 25th anniversary campaign as we scale up to meet the urgent needs of the moment. Your learning series was so helpful as we thought through this – it would have been much harder to illustrate without the tools you offered.Nolan Pack
Director of Development, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
The refinancing support from NFF allowed for us to secure funding from NYC to create our new home. Now the youth we serve can look forward to a large, beautiful space equal to their aspirations.Khary Lazarre-White
Executive Director, The Brotherhood Sister Sol
It’s hard to attribute our growth to one single factor. But having NFF as our thought partner has been invaluable.Malik Robinson
Executive Director, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance