Community Impact

Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund

The Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund is committed to providing loans through community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to small businesses whose goods and services help meet core needs in underserved communities within Charter’s 41-state footprint. These long-term investments in financially underserved business communities positively impact the local economy with growth capital, new job creation, and stronger businesses. To date, the Loan Fund has committed $18 million in loans and expects to have this capital fully deployed in 2021.


Spectrum Community Impact Loan Fund

~  Tom Rutledge, Chairman and CEO of Charter Communications

Community Loan Fund

Investing in Underserved Communities

The Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund launched in February 2020 with an initial commitment of $10 million which will be distributed to small businesses that provide goods and services that help improve the quality of life in underserved communities. Pursuit in New York and PeopleFund in Texas are the first CDFIs to receive investments of $1 million each.

Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund
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Community Loan Fund

Support for Black and Minority-Owned Small Businesses in Underserved Communities

Charter's $10 million investment with the National Urban League and National Action Network strives to strengthen black and minority-owned small businesses and help foster long-term economic impact.