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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 more than $29 million in loan capital, capacity grant donations, and in-kind contributions to 15 CDFIs covering 15 states.

Community Loan Fund

Charter and Raza Development Fund Support Latino-Owned Small Businesses

Spectrum has committed to $3.2 million to the Raza Development Fund which plans to support small business loans to Latino-owned local businesses in financially underserved areas in California, Texas, Ohio and Florida.

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Community Loan Fund

Charter Invests $1 Million in CommunityWorks to Provide Small Business Loans in Underserved South Carolina Communities

The Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund has committed to invest $1 million in CommunityWorks, a South Carolina statewide nonprofit lending institution and community development financial institution (CDFI) which will provide low-interest loans to small businesses.

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Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund: Helping Small Businesses Grow

Community Loan Fund News

  • Press Release

    Charter Communications and Grow America Announce $1 Million Investment to Help Small Businesses in Connecticut

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  • Press Release

    Charter Communications and Hope Credit Union Announce $3 Million Investment to Help Small Businesses Whose Goods and Services Meet Core Needs in Underserved Communities

    Charter Communications, Inc., which operates the Spectrum brand, today announced its Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund will invest $3 million in the Hope Enterprise Corporation (HOPE), a certified community development financial institution (CDFI) .

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    Charter Invests $1 Million in the Carolina Small Business Development Fund to Provide Small Business Loans in Underserved North Carolina Communities

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Community Loan Fund

Charter Designated Founding Partner of the Urban Empowerment Fund by the National Urban League

The Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund is providing support that will enable the National Urban League’s Urban Empowerment Fund to become a certified community development financial institution (CDFI). This, in turn, will bolster the Fund’s ability to deliver vital capital to minority-owned small businesses in urban communities.

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