Natural CapitalInvestment Fund
|By the Numbers:|
|The Natural Capital Investment Fund has provided 12,000 hours of technical assistance to over 400 companies.
Because of NCIF, over 2,700 jobs have been created or retained by 146 businesses since 2001.
NCIF finances and advises small to mid-sized companies across a nine-state region. NCIF borrowers conserve energy and water; build local food systems; and find creative outlets for recycled materials. NCIF also funds businesses providing essential services that contribute to the economic and social viability of the economically distressed communities we serve.
Our Portfolio Companies
Firefly Farms Creamery & Market
It all started with a neighbor’s goats and the question: “Can we milk ‘em to make cheese?” With that,...
Green Grease for North Carolina
Cooking oil and grease trap waste poured down sinks and drains creates a health and environment hazard for the...
Misty Mountain Threadworks
Misty Mountain Threadworks was founded on the belief that it could make the finest climbing harnesses in the world, and...
NCIF Loan Helps Stacy Family Farm Grow
The Stacy family traces its Ohio agricultural roots back to 1899, when Albert and Lina Frost Stacy purchased 24...
With NCIF, Curtis Branch Grows His Farm
Curtis Branch grows wheat, soybeans and corn on his Murfreesboro, North Carolina farm, a 240-acre property that has been in...
Young Loggers Buck the Trend, Grow Business
Entrepreneurs Will and Wes Coleman are doubling harvesting capacity in an industry seeing fewer young workers. Logging crews are...