Cumulative Impact

As of September 30, 2015, CEI Notes has approved 59 loans for a total of $6.49 million. The following summarizes the impact of the portfolio:

Social Benefit

  • 2,230 jobs created/retained;
  • ownership/asset development for 16 women and minorities;
  • 155 units of affordable housing;
  • access to quality childcare and early childhood education for 192 low income families;
  • services for more than 650 low income clients with mental and developmental disabilities;
  • services for at least 128 at-risk adolescents

Environmental Benefit

  • new construction/green buildings
  • rehabilitation of historic downtown properties consistent with smart growth principles; removal of hazardous materials
  • certified green cleaning of 2.25 million square feet of commercial space
  • support for sustainable agriculture and fisheries
  • installation of renewable energy

Diverse businesses

  • early childhood education
  • sustainable agriculture and fisheries; e.g., family farms and seafood distribution
  • manufacturing
  • ship building
  • renewable energy
  • certified green commercial cleaning
  • Historic preservation
  • Ethnic enterprises
  • television production
  • affordable housing
  • residential and non-residential educational, therapeutic, employment, mental health and rehabilitation services

Geographic diversity:  Washington, Piscataquis, Lincoln, Kennebec, Penobscot, Oxford, Waldo, York, Androscoggin, Sagadahoc and Cumberland Counties. Vermont, New Hampshire and New York.


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