We are focused on building the capacity of New Hampshire communities to be strong, resilient, vibrant places through investments in people, institutions and systems. This includes the capacity to both proactively and reactively address social, economic and environmental challenges.
In State Fiscal Year 2019, CDFA infused more than $16 million into New Hampshire communities, supported 80 projects and initiatives across the state, and engaged 189 business donors.
These projects have provided new jobs, healthy and safe affordable housing, community development, helped revitalize Main Streets, improved public facilities, increased energy efficiency, and supported emergency situation funding. More specifically, projects supported by CDFA throughout the year reported the following impacts:
- Assisted 198,390 people;
- Rehabbed, preserved or created 242 housing units;
- Created or retained 267 jobs;
- Supported 262 micro businesses;
- Developed or rehabbed 211,871 square feet;
- Estimated annual energy savings of 626,508 kW hours; and
- Saved an estimated $78,524 in annual energy costs.
With the support of our business, non-profit and municipal partners, CDFA plans to increase our investment to an average of $20 million per year into New Hampshire communities by 2022. Learn more about our goals to maximize CDFA’s impact in our Living Strategic Plan.