WACIF client, Community Forklift lifts up communities with low-cost building materials

President Obama visits WACIF client Gelberg Signs to highlight small business job creation

Danny Roberts, Owner of Roses DeJavu on H Street NE in DC with Executive Director Timothy Flanagan

Washington Area Community Investment Fund, Inc

 Invest in Your Values. Invest in Your Community. Invest in WACIF.


For over 25 years, The Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) has served the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area by providing flexible financing and technical assistance to small businesses, childcare centers, affordable housing developers, and community organizations.

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Since inception, WACIF has closed over 315 loans totaling $24.6 million, helping leverage over $150 million in financing for local low- and moderate-income entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations. WACIF has assisted over 1,750 small businesses through one-on-one assistance, provided $55 million in access to capital in lending, and created more than 1,400 full- and part-time jobs.


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