Low-income communities and residents need and are entitled to the same expertise and the same expectations of excellence that are available to their wealthier neighbors.
BlueHub Loan Fund
BlueHub Loan Fund provides financing for affordable housing, education, healthcare and economic and environmental vitality – key elements to creating healthy communities. As a national, certified Community Development Financial Institution, we partner with other nonprofits, government and businesses to connect low-income communities with capital that generates economic opportunity and stability.
Economic equity is an enduring value at BlueHub Capital: We believe that everyone is entitled to live in a safe and economically vibrant neighborhood that offers affordable housing, good jobs and high-quality schools and services.
How BlueHub Loan Fund Builds Healthy Communities
Since 1985, BlueHub Loan Fund has made loans totaling nearly $800 million to enhance the lives of individuals and families.
We build healthy communities by financing a broad range of projects:
- Affordable Housing: 21,000+ units created or preserved
- Healthcare: Facilities offering a comprehensive range of care to 150,000+ patients
- Childcare: Facilities serving 13,600+ children
- Education: Schools and youth programs serving 27,000 low-income students
- Commercial Real Estate: Development of over 4 million square feet of commercial real estate
- Jobs: Nearly 9,000 jobs created or retained since 2012
- Healthy Food Retail: Facilities serving 128,000 customers annually
- Sustainability: Collaboration with BlueHub Energy to bring energy resilience and cost savings to low-income communities
We customize our financing to match the unique needs of each borrower and project, and offer a range of loan options:
- New Markets Tax Credits Leverage Lending
- State Tax Credit Intermediary Lending
- Bridge Loans
An Accountable and Trusted Partner
We work with our borrowers to ensure that our financing delivers powerful and positive benefits in the community.
For more than thirty years, we have asked questions that maintain our commitment to both the communities we serve and our financial partners:
- Who does this project benefit?
- Does this project have strong community support?
- Will this project inspire future investment that benefits low-income community members?
- Is the impact significant? Is the financial risk acceptable?
BlueHub Loan Fund serves as a vehicle for a wide range of impact investors who want their capital to promote healthy communities. Thanks to hundreds of investors and other partners, BlueHub Loan Fund provides financing that improves equitable access to opportunity.
Our investors include individuals; financial institutions, including other CDFIs; community foundations and religious, academic, and civic organizations; the CDFI Fund; and intermediaries such as the Opportunity Finance Network.
Michelle Volpe, Loan Fund President: 617.427.3509 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Angarita, Loan Officer: 617.933.5858 | email@example.com
Nora Bloch, Senior Loan Officer: 617.427.3565 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Elisabeth Davis, Loan Officer: 617.933.5852 | email@example.com
Sarah Kitterman, Senior Loan Officer: 617.933.5871 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mei See Law-Sandson, Loan Fund Portfolio Manager: 617.933.5863 | email@example.com
Kathryn McHugh, Senior Loan Officer: 617.427.3608 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Nilles, Senior Loan Officer: 617.427.3676 | email@example.com
Sean O'Neill, Senior Analyst, Portfolio Management & Impact: 617.933.5855 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Julie Shea, Loan Officer: 617.933.5887 | email@example.com
Ebonié Smith-Cooper, Portfolio Management Analyst: 617.427.4549 | firstname.lastname@example.org