CPC-TruFund BIPOC Developers Equity Fund

CPC-TruFund BIPOC Developers Equity Fund (“DEF”) is a jointly funded initiative launched by Community Preservation Corporation (CPC) and TruFund Financial Services, Inc. aimed at providing BIPOC real estate developers operating and residing within NY State with up to $1 million to aid in predevelopment/acquisition and working capital (organizational capacity) needs.

Terms and Conditions

  • Location: Developers that operate and reside in New York State
  • Community Focus: Must be aimed at meeting the needs of low-moderate income communities and residents
  • Amount: Working capital up to $500,000 and Predevelopment capital up to $750,000 with a total of up to $1,000,000
  • Structure: Preferred Equity
  • Term: Working Capital: 6 to 36 months; Predevelopment Capital: 3 to 24 months



  • Affordable Housing Experience: Minimum of three years of affordable housing experience
  • Prior Development Experience: Minimum of three prior independently- completed (as owner of development company) housing developments (preservation or new construction)
  • Cash Flow: Existing and/or projected cash flow must be sufficient for fund request
  • Emerging Developer: No more than 1,000 units developed independently



To apply, all applicants were required to register for and attend a webinar,  held on November 3, 2021 at 11:30AM, which provide more information about the initiative as well as some technical assistance on key topics facing emerging developers in the private equity space. Upon confirmation of attendance, applicants received a personalized link to apply to the initiative.


Please email [email protected] with any questions you have.