Change how you invest.
Change lives.

CNote makes it easy for individuals and institutions to invest in a more inclusive economy.

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CNote investments help “promote small-business growth and job creation in underprivileged communities”

“CNote Helps Make CDFI Investing Easier And Accessible”

“CNote Gives Socially Conscious Investors New Ways To Battle Inequality”

Invest in the world you want to live in.

CNote helps you invest in economic inclusion, creating jobs and bringing opportunity to low-income communities
  • CNote investments drive economic justice in underserved communities across America.
  • Your CNote investments fund businesses owned by women and people of color along with helping to develop affordable housing and increasing the number of dollars flowing into low-income and communities of color.
  • Investors ranging from institutions to individuals have committed over $50 million to CNote.
  • CNote’s Impact Since Inception:
    • 3,000 jobs created or maintained by CNote investments
    • 51 cents out of every dollar invested funded businesses led by people of color
    • 35 cents out of every dollar invested funded businesses owned by women — that’s more than 8x the national average1

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Social impact

Invest in people.

Not products.

Through CNote’s nationwide network of federally-certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), your investment funds loans that change lives and communities for the better.
These stories are just a small sample of how impactful your money can be.

How CNote Works


You open an account using our simple online portal. You choose the products that align with your values and the amount to invest in each.


 Every dollar you deploy with CNote supports community development, funding loans for small businesses owned by women and people of color, affordable housing, and bringing opportunity to low-income areas.


You earn a competitive return and communities prosper.2 It really is that easy to align your investments with your values.

CNote Partners and Clients Include:

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