“NAF provides technical advice and professional insight that goes beyond strictly the financial transaction. In my mind, Kate proves her weight in gold.”

Jack Katzmark, CFO, Project for Pride in Living

"We're so honored to support Compatible Technology International's unique social enterprise initiative that provides economic opportunities while promoting food security for the rural poor around the world."

Phil Hatlie, Senior Loan Officer, Nonprofits Assistance Fund

“Kate and Janet are upstanding people. I value integrity. So when we went back to them and talked about what we needed, they helped us start down the right road. It ended up being the best move we could’ve made.”

Jonathan Palmer, Executive Director, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center

"We've been partners for many years with Athlos, and we're proud to have played a small role in its amazing growth to more than 900 students. It's exciting to see their dedication to the development of tomorrow's leaders."

Phil Hatlie, Senior Loan Officer, Nonprofits Assistance Fund

"Without NAF's partnership, we probably would've had to invest in finance consultants to get us where we needed to be. These deeper relationships are highly valuable and really significant for local nonprofits."

Rob Simonds, Executive Director, The Cedar Cultural Center

"We are so excited to work with Youth Farm as it provides youth development opportunities here in the Twin Cities. By building on farming traditions, Youth Farm is growing tomorrow's leaders."

Phil Hatlie, Senior Loan Officer, Nonprofits Assistance Fund

"The people there are a delight to work with. They're responsive, personable, extremely knowledgeable about their subject, and they understand where you're coming from because of their own experiences."

Bob Peskin, Executive Director, Minnesota Chorale

"We were thrilled to help Third Street Clinic open its pharmacy where there was a need in the community. This social enterprise initiative generates revenue to expand TSC's health services."

Phil Hatlie, Senior Loan Officer, Nonprofits Assistance Fund

"There were times when we couldn't even make payroll... One Friday afternoon, we had something like $500 left and I said, ‘What am I gonna do?’ Janet told me, ‘You have $500, you're gonna have to make that last!’ And that’s just the kind of relationship we have."

Liz Reed, Chief Operating Officer, Turning Point

"I’ve enjoyed working with Brenda Bailey and Wendy Hines at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. They were helpful in getting the information that I needed and I am glad that we were able to provide the financings for their leasehold improvements."

Lu Hang, Loan Officer/Financial Specialist, Nonprofits Assistance Fund

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