History

Advancing Communities for 25 Years

In 1993, Cinnaire founder and CEO Mark McDaniel launched a tax credit fund to support much needed affordable housing in Michigan with a table, a phone, and a rolodex. (Millennials may want to google that last one.) Since the first days, Cinnaire’s purpose has been about changing lives and transforming struggling neighborhoods into thriving communities. Twenty-five years later, Mark is still at the helm and Cinnaire has expanded to more than 100 team members with six offices and programs in nine states. Here’s how the story unfolded.