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Socially Responsible Investing

In 1979, ICE first offered socially minded individuals and organizations the opportunity to pool their funds for the creation of affordable communities. Since that time over 1,000 ICE investments have leveraged the development of more than 4,500 homes across 30 states (green-shaded states below). Community land trusts and other forms of shared equity housing continue to provide families and individuals with homeownership options that begin and remain affordable.

Today the need for permanently affordable homes in strong and stable communities is greater than ever. The Institute for Community Economics Investor Note continues our mission by offering a modest financial return and a strong sense of social benefit. The ICE Prospectus offers interested investors a complete description of our ongoing work plus a variety of investment rate and term options. The ICE Investor Note is currently available in 31 states and the District of Columbia (lettered-states below).

Green = States where ICE has made loans
Lettered-states = States where ICE's Investor Note is currently available

To confirm that the Institute for Community Economics Investor Note is available to you and download the ICE Prospectus and Application, please click on the following link:

Access the ICE Investor Note>>

To learn more about ICE investing opportunities you may also contact ICE Investor Relationship Manager Jessica Reid at (202) 333-8931, extension 135, or follow the link below to send ICE an email inquiry.

ICE Investor Inquiry Form >>
A Pioneer in Social Investing

"We are very proud of our long-time association with Institute for Community Economics (ICE). In 1984, our founder, Joan Bavaria, invited Chuck Matthei, ICE's founder, to a meeting of the recently-formed Social Investment Forum. Our clients began investing in ICE later that same year. Many clients who made early investments in ICE remain invested today."
Randall P. Rice
Community Investments Administrator
Trillium Asset Management Corporation