FUND Consulting is a Chicago-based firm focused on providing strategic and operational services to community development financial institutions (CDFIs), nonprofit, and government clients nationwide.
The Certification and Compliance Center
Obtaining and maintaining status as a CDFI is the essential element of a CDFI business model. The Certification and Compliance Center at FUND Consulting has the dedicated staff and expertise to focus on this important function.
Operational Support Services
The FUND Consulting team has the capacity and expertise to provide help with the fundamentals of CDFI management by providing project based assistance. These services help with understanding markets, accessing capital, and reporting on impact.
Strategic Service Packages
FUND Consultants employ a comprehensive approach of linking funding applications to qualitative and quantitative research. This approach, coupled with expertise and insight results in actionable tools to help increase funding and grow organizations.
Founded in 2000, FUND Consulting has worked with over 350 clients and raised over $430 million in government and local grants, investments, and tax credits for its clients.
What People Are Saying
“They were excellent communicators, very patient in explaining everything to us, and we plan to work with them again next year on our current grant and the new grant we just received.”
-Debbie Pidek, Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union
#1 in the Field
“You are #1 in the field. You do great work and I value the expertise and quality of service you bring. Overall, the staff are knowledgeable and helpful. They understand issues and deliver on time. Most of all – FUND delivers great results. My experience has been extremely positive and I benefit having the ability (and confidence) to utilize an outside team to deliver on a product that is so critical to our organization.”
-Shawn Wellnitz, Entrepreneur Fund