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CCM believes a fully integrated portfolio, one that includes impact and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, can deliver strong financial performance while simultaneously having positive long-term economic and sustainable outcomes.

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CCM Community Impact Bond Fund is one of the largest and most established fixed income impact investing mutual funds that has now reached $3 Billion in Assets Under Management (AUM)
(As of June, 2021)
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Community Capital Management, LLC was founded in 1998 and our flagship impact bond fund, the CCM Community Impact Bond Fund, was launched in August 1999.
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CCM is recognized as the 2020 Money Management Institute (MMI)/Barron’s Industry Awards 2020 Asset Manager of the Year (AUM of $10 billion or less).

CCM Impact Themes

Affordable Health and Rehabilitation Care

Creating and retaining affordable health care services and rehabilitation facilities for low- and moderate-income (LMI) and medically underserved persons. Investing in opportunities that promote wellness and access to high-quality health care for communities and look to dismantle barriers to inequities in health care.

Affordable Housing

Financing for affordable homeownership to LMI borrowers and affordable rental housing properties, including workforce housing, and investing in opportunities that promote affordable homeownership, down payment assistance, first-time home buyer programs, and access to quality living.

Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy

Supporting educational programs, businesses, organizations, and the development of properties involved with visual, performing, design, literary, and other art-related works. Also investing in support of ethical fashion, sustainable food, social impact media, creative places, and other elements of the creative economy.

Disaster Recovery, Resilience, and Remediation

Supporting economic development activities in federally designated disaster areas and physical and civic infrastructure to better prepare communities for the effects of climate change, natural disasters, and widespread health emergencies. Investments in recovery, resilience, and remediation can stimulate community and economic development, build strong infrastructure, and promote sustainability, all while empowering people and protecting our planet.

Economic Inclusion

Assisting and supporting the process of bringing targeted groups, individuals, and communities, including immigrants, refugees, and indigenous people, closer to the economic mainstream and capital markets. Examples of economic inclusion opportunities include financial literacy training, loans to first-time homebuyers, small business loans, rent-to-own housing programs, and “banking the unbanked” initiatives.

Education and Childcare

Providing education and/or childcare services primarily in LMI communities, improving the quality of educational services and facilities, and offering broad-based youth development programs that look to have a beneficial impact to children.

Enterprise Development and Jobs

Providing small businesses with access to capital, creating jobs, retaining jobs, and offering job training programs. Supporting entrepreneurship, decent work for all, and an inclusive and sustainable growth strategy that looks to secure stable employment.

Environmental Sustainability

Supporting activities that look to conserve natural resources and protect ecosystems to support health and wellbeing, now and in the future. Examples can include properties, projects, companies, and small businesses implementing sustainable initiatives such as adaptive reuse, energy efficiency, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Gender Lens

Benefiting women and girls, primarily those that are LMI, including women-owned businesses, educational programs, health-related services, and affordable homeownership. Investing in opportunities with women leadership, workplace equity, products and services beneficial to women and girls, and related shareholder engagement and policy work.

Healthy Communities

Establishing and maintaining effective strategies to achieve health equity in neighborhoods such as multi-use trails, high Walk Scores and high Bike Scores, community parks, access to nutritious foods, and investing in opportunities that promote health and wellness.

Human Empowerment

Assisting individuals and families, including immigrants, refugees, and indigenous people through resources and programs designed to achieve personal goals, greater self-sufficiency, and upward mobility.

Minority Advancement

Supporting high minority census tracts, majority-minority census tracts, racially or ethnically concentrated areas of poverty (R/ECAP), programs offering equal access to jobs, economic development, and affordable housing. Investing in opportunities with ethnic minority leadership, workplace equity, services beneficial to ethnic minorities, and related shareholder engagement and policy work.

Neighborhood Revitalization

Transforming blighted neighborhoods into areas of opportunity and vibrant, safe places to live by assisting in the revitalization of community facilities and improvement in the quality of life for all residents. Focus areas can include health, education, amenities, economic opportunities, transportation, beautification, housing, and safety measures.

Poverty Alleviation

Poverty is one of the most persistent of economic problems in the U.S. with many census tracts and counties scoring below national averages in income, wealth, education, employment, health outcomes, economic mobility, and generational advancement. This impact theme uses statistical measures, including persistent poverty counties (PPC), high poverty counties, and R/ECAP scores, along with federal/state agency designations to track investments benefiting people and communities of persistent poverty.

Rural Community Development

Investing in loans, small businesses, activities, and economic opportunities that aim to improve the welfare and livelihoods of people living in rural areas. Rural community development includes counties that are not part of a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) or a census tract in an MSA that is outside of the MSA’s Urbanized Areas, as designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural-Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) Code #1, and outside of tracts with a housing density of over 64 housing units per square mile for USDA’s RUCA Code #2.

Seniors, Veterans, and the Disabled

Offering affordable living for seniors, veterans, and/or disabled individuals, including physical, social, and psychological services. Ensuring that veterans and elderly residents,  especially those who are frail or at-risk, and non-elderly residents with disabilities are linked to the supportive services they need to continue living independently.

Sustainable Agriculture

Supporting agriculturally sustainable businesses and initiatives such as those that engage in pesticide-free agriculture, hydroponics, aquaponics, and vertical farming. Sustainable agriculture looks to promote environmental stewardship and enhance the quality of life for farm families and communities.

Transit-Oriented Development

Creating vibrant, livable, and sustainable communities through the integration of compact, walkable, pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use communities centered around high-quality train systems. Investments that support this theme also include 3 those with a high Transit Score.

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