Resource Library

New to Revolving Loan Funds? Explore these resources created to help you establish, manage, and capitalize.

CDFA Revolving Loan Resource Center

This CDFA Fact Sheet covers the basics of how Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) work and includes resources for creating, capitalizing and implementing a program.

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CDFA Spotlight: Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs)

This CDFA Fact Sheet covers the basics of how Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) work and includes resources for creating, capitalizing and implementing a program.

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CDFA Revolving Loan Fund & Development Finance Overview

This CDFA Fact Sheet covers the basics of how Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) work and includes resources for creating, capitalizing and implementing a program.

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Tips for Managing Your RLF Program

This article provides information on fund capitalization, RLF committee, program marketing, and loan servicing for revolving loan funds. It was written by CDFA and appeared in the third issue of Development Finance Perspectives.

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Establishing a Revolving Loan Fund

This fact sheet, produced by the Ohio State University Extension, discusses how to establish a loan fund to encourage small business development in a community. Included in this fact sheet is a discussion on the role of Revolving Loan Funds and the basic steps in establishing a Revolving Loan Fund.

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Administering a Revolving Loan Fund

This fact sheet, produced by the Ohio State University Extension, discusses the basics of administering a Revolving Loan Fund. The fact sheet includes advice from application through loan servicing.

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When the Deal Goes Bad: Be Ready to get Wet Without Taking a Bath

Successful RLF programs always make every attempt to craft a good loan. Some deals, though, will inevitably go bad. How your fund handles loans and borrowers during this difficult period can help minimize losses and maximize recovery. These presentations offer suggestions for addressing failed deals.

Ken Pearson, Northwest Wisconsin RPC

If (Not When) the Deal Goes Bad

Successful RLF programs always make every attempt to craft a good loan. Some deals, though, will inevitably go bad. How your fund handles loans and borrowers during this difficult period can help minimize losses and maximize recovery. These presentations offer suggestions for addressing failed deals.

Mike O'Donnell, Colorado Lending Source