Capital that builds community
Financing the needs of non-profits, charities and non-profit social enterprises to strengthen Canadian communities.

Why Community Forward Fund

Community Forward Fund

Is a $12 million fund that provides innovative financing to community organizations throughout Canada

We provide loans

To non-profit organizations, charities and non-profit social enterprises to enable their mission of providing long-term community benefit

Tailored to Community

Our loans are suited to the needs of our borrowers


With our borrowers and our investors, we are increasing and improving Canada’s social and community infrastructure

At Community Forward Fund

“We are a source of capital for organizations that have a positive impact in community and that are excluded from conventional financing.”

Derek Ballantyne, CEO


Our work with Old Grace Housing Co-operative facilitated the creation of a new 64-unit mixed income, multi-generational housing co-operative in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Old Grace Housing     Co-operative

Winnipeg, MB

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Our work with The Mustard Seed Co-op provided the necessary working capital to launch its start-up grocery store.

Mustard Seed
Co-operative Grocery

Hamilton, ON

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Our work with SOLIDES helped them purchase two affordable housing properties to provide safe, affordable housing for 70 households.


Châteauguay, QC

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Our work with Blood Ties Four Direction Society is helping them to purchase land to construct a tiny home community development for transitional housing.

Blood Ties Four Directions Society

Whitehorse, YT

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We are dedicated to helping our borrowers meet their financial needs to create positive impact in their communities.


Community-based, Community driven

Community Forward Fund is managed by the Community Forward Fund Assistance Corp (CFFAC), a non-profit registered fund manager in Canada.

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  • *The Community Forward Fund is for accredited investors only, under applicable securities laws.

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