Providence Revolving Fund

PRF is Rhode Island’s only homegrown CDFI lender focused on housing, historic preservation and equitable neighborhood revitalization.


Affordable home repair loans for homes 50+ years old. We also provide construction management for the repair and preservation of historic properties in and out of historic districts.

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Historic Preservation

From color consultations to salvaged materials and even loans for historic restoration, PRF provides the support needed to bring older homes back to life.

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Social Equity

The Providence Revolving Fund (PRF) invests in low- and moderate-income households and neighborhoods using affordable loans that build wealth and improve neighborhoods, particularly in communities of color. We strive to stimulate equitable community revitalization that reflects neighborhood values and that promotes access to housing and economic opportunity for all.

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Development Partners

PRF provides Developers with customisable financing including but not limited to Pre-Development, Construction, Bridge, and Mezzanine loans.  Priority is given to projects that promote deed restricted mixed income projects where there is a preservation component. 

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Small Businesses

Small businesses with 10 or fewer employees have easy access to loans up to $5000 for working capital, expansion, fixtures, lease-hold improvements, inventory, or even business start-up costs.

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