Re-imagine how you use your church property

Innovative financing options for innovative building projects

Explore low-cost financing options that are exclusively designed for churches—matched with competitive rates and expert consultation

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Building development

Expand your property’s impact on the community

Nearly 25 years ago, the United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund was created to help churches and non-profit organizations address a range of building-related needs. Today, many churches and agencies find themselves with unused or underused property that can be repurposed—and reimagined—for community impact and economic development. Community development projects can include:

  • Affordable housing
  • Senior housing
  • Child care center
  • Health and wellness center
  • Vocational training / education center
  • Mixed-use property development
The Cornerstone Fund lending difference

The Cornerstone Fund offers competitively priced and low-fee financing options—from $10,000 lines of credit to multi-million-dollar loans—that are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of churches and non-profit organizations, including projects that improve upon the use of unused or underused property. Cornerstone Fund representatives are glad to work with churches to ensure plans and budgets are well structured and complete. Plus, many organizations find that the Cornerstone Fund offers a better financing package than a local bank.

Say hello to more cash. Every year.

When enrolled in the Cornerstone Fund’s Church Cashback Program as an active loan customer, you can earn up to $10,000 cash back each year! Receive cash back each year based on your loan and investment balances. Enroll today, receive your welcome packet, and then begin to invite your congregation to invest with the Cornerstone Fund personal investment options and they will simply designate your church on their investment applications. See you Welcome Packet for specific cash back calculations and restrictions.