NFF has helped advocacy organizations do their important work in all sectors, and we've also worked with those oriented to educational issues. Whether it's supporting the work of teachers, building community around particular education initiatives, helping send students from under-served communities to college or providing arts programming in schools, NFF helps keep advocacy organizations on a sound financial footing and even prepare for growth.
For large capital allotments, NFF Capital Partners provides highly customized Sustainable Enhancement Grant (SEGUE) services in order to generate philanthropic equity. Through NFF Capical Partners-supported philanthropic equity campaigns, the education advocacy organization Stand for Children raised $4 million. College Summit, an organization offering college access to underserved students, raised $21 million. YES Prep Public Schools, a CMO headquartered in Houston, TX, raised more than $22 million. All told, NFF Capital Partners campaigns have raised well over $300 million for nonprofit organizations of all kinds. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about a philanthropic equity campaign for your advocacy organization.
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Anticipating the challenges to schools presented by an economic downturn, NFF partnered with the California Charter Schools Association to create an Emergency Loan Program.
FEATURES OF THE EMERGENCY LOAN PROGRAM
Maximum loan amount: The lesser of $400,000 or 80% of the General Purpose and Categorical Block Grant funding delayed until fiscal year 2012
Maturity Date: Repayment due no later than August 20, 2011
Repayment Schedule: Accrued and unpaid interest will be due monthly during the term of the loan, and the full balance of principal and any remaining accrued interest is due upon note maturity.
Interest Rate: 7.33% (per annum)
Upfront Fees: 3% of approved loan amount, including 1% of the approved loan amount towards a program loss reserve. A check for $500 will be required prior to underwriting.
Prepayment: Loan may be prepaid in whole or in part at any time prior to maturity.