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    CCLF provides flexible loans to support affordable housing, commercial and economic development and commercial facility space.

The Plant


Bubbly Dynamics

Community Value

Supporting green practices and the development of sustainable businesses.

Loan Product

Equipment/Working Capital




Back of the Yards


CCLF provided a $540,000 equipment/working capital loan for The Plant, an abandoned meatpacking plant in Chicago’s Back of the Yard’s neighborhood being converted into a net-zero energy vertical farm and food business operation. CCLF’s loan helped The Plant purchase an anaerobic digester and combined heat and power turbines to achieve its net-zero goal.