JavaScript Disabled. For a better experience on this website please enable JavaScript in your browser.


Site Search

A Butch Lewis Community Conversation

Join author, activist, and Columbia film professor Jamal Joseph for a screening and discussion of 13th, a film exploring the history of mass incarceration in the United States!

Butch Lewis and Bill Breetz: Hartford Bridge Builders

By Kate Foran - “We had, you might say, a natural inclination to like each other,” says attorney Bill Breetz of his friendship with the late activist Butch Lewis. The affinity these Hartford mainstays shared is an example of the deep and broad connection…
s history. As they traded stories about friends and pl

Community Capital: Created in Connecticut

Loan by loan, the Hartford Community Loan Fund (HCLF) improves the neighborhoods of Connecticut’s capital city. Though local and small-scale, HCLF is part of the larger story of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), a network of financial…

New Initiative to Build Credit for Hartford Residents

In the spring of 2012 a two-story colonial house in East Hartford got a very excited new owner. Jennifer Mathis bought the hundred year old historic home with help from a credit-building loan offered by the Hartford Community Loan Fund (HCLF). The three b…
yer program helped her understand how credit history gets reported and what actions she could tak

About Us

Saving houses from foreclosure. Revitalizing aging housing stock. Investing in community leaders.
such as credit history

Who We Are

More about us... Learn about CDFI... History In 1994

Frequently Searched