March 30, 2021

A small grocer is coming to West Baltimore’s Poppleton neighborhood

By Lorraine Mirabella – March 17, 2021 La Cité Development has reached an agreement with Market Fresh Gourmet to open an 8,000-square-foot grocery store at its […]
March 18, 2021

Work begins on $6M renovation of Station North’s Odell’s building – Baltimore Fishbowl

By Ed Gunts – March 16, 2021 Baltimore had a rare in-person “groundbreaking” yesterday, as nearly 50 people gathered in Station North to mark the start […]
January 23, 2021

NIIF Receives CDFI Certification from US Treasury

Baltimore’s Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund (NIIF) is pleased to announce that it has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) by the U.S. Department […]
June 9, 2020

Statement of Solidarity

The Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund mourns and condemns the senseless killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and far too many others who have died as a […]
March 6, 2020

BBJ — Baltimore’s Neighborhood Impact Investment fund makes $7.2M in loans in first year

By Melody Simmons A total of $7.2 million in loans have been made through Baltimore’s new Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund during its first year, officials said […]
February 5, 2020

Impact Investors are Launching a $25M Program to Provide Capital in Baltimore’s Underinvested Neighborhoods

Arctaris Baltimore includes local partnership from the Abell Foundation and the Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund and will provide loans to businesses to finance growth.     Boston-based ArctarisImpact Investors is […]
November 1, 2019

NIIF Closes $14 Million Credit Facility with Consortium of Local Banks

NIIF is pleased to report that it has finalized a $14 million credit facility with a local bank group led by M&T Bank and including First […]
November 1, 2019
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies Provides Three-Year Grant Award to Support NIIF Launch

Bloomberg Philanthropies has awarded NIIF a three-year grant to support the startup and operation of the new fund. The funding will serve to offset staffing, fund […]