Let’s build a more just and vibrant society

NFF empowers the people and organizations that generate opportunity and hope in underserved communities.

A lender, consultant, thought partner, and a nonprofit ourselves, we know how to help you run a business that drives positive change.

Our 35+ years of experience and national and hyperlocal perspectives help you adapt, thrive, and realize your vision.

What we do


We invest in missions. Our customized financing strengthens hardworking nonprofits and social enterprises.

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We equip social-sector leaders. Our experts prepare you to make financial decisions that best serve your mission.

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We tackle big problems. Nonprofits, funders, and investors turn to us for new ways to build strong, fair communities.

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Solving complex social issues is hard work. Sharing experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis – makes it easier.

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Recent Work

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On Food and Health

Food initiatives and portfolio

We unlock the potential of mission-driven organizations

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