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Celebrating 30 Years!  2023 marks Cinnaire's 30th Year transforming communities! It all started with Mark McDaniel at a card table with a phone and a rolodex in 1993. In 2023, we have six offices, 150 team members and we've generated more than $10 billion in community impact. Cinnaire is celebrating this monumental anniversary throughout the year with throwbacks on social media, celebrations with our team and partners, and days of dedicated community service across our organization.  

30 Years of Community Impact

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We invest in people and places to transform lives for equitable and development solutions.

What We Do

Cinnaire is a nonprofit community development financial organization that invests in people and places to transform communities through capital investments and development solutions. We believe that every community needs affordable housing and economic development in order to thrive.

Since 1993 we’ve been making high-impact investments and loans to developers and nonprofits that have resulted in more than $10 billion in community impact. Our investments focus on economically and racially marginalized communities that have been systematically denied access to capital. By leveraging innovative financial tools including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and the New Markets Tax Credit, we strive to change inequitable systems so that all people -- especially low-income and vulnerable individuals -- have the opportunities provided by living in healthy communities.

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Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, & FHA Lending

Offering a suite of multifamily finance products through CPC Mortgage to increase access to flexible Agency mortgage capital in communities where it is needed most.

Tax Credit Investing

Matching investors and developers with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, New Market Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credit funding to bring transformative community projects to life.

Wealth Building in Disinvested Communities

Designing programs that create access to homeownership and wealth building for families as well as capital resources and training for emerging BIPOC developers include the Lease to Purchase Program, Jumpstart Wilmington, WE Build, and more.

Extraordinary Culture

The incredible impact we have made in our communities is the result of the investment and commitment we make in our team members each day. Learn more about the Our Culture

In the News

Policy Pulse – September 2023

The latest edition of Policy Pulse is available with information on the looming Federal government shutdown, CRA Reform, Just Action ...
Honored guests and speakers join-in to throw some dirt outside the new Eastpointe Commons complex. United Healthcare is one of the major players in a project that is turning the old, empty Fulton Manor buildings in Grand Rapids into a new housing facility named Eastpointe Commons

Cinnaire Joins Hope Network & Partners to Celebrate Eastpointe Commons Groundbreaking

Cinnaire recently joined Hope Network, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and community partners to celebrate the groundbreaking for Eastpointe Commons, ...

Cinnaire Named Best Place to Work by Crain’s Detroit Business

Crain’s Detroit Business Best Places to Work Program Recognizes Companies with Excellent Workplace Culture, Leadership and Benefits Cinnaire has been ...

Impact Story

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Our Locations

Wilmington
100 W. 10th Street, Suite 502
Wilmington, DE 19801

Lansing
1118 South Washington
Lansing MI, 48910

 

Indianapolis
320 North Meridian, Suite 516
Indianapolis IN, 46204

Chicago
225 West Washington, Suite 1350
Chicago, IL 60606

Madison
10 E. Doty Street, Suite 617
Madison, WI 53703

Grand Rapids
100 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Suite 202
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Detroit
2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 600
Detroit, MI 48201

Milwaukee
231 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 302
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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