About Home Funders

Staff, Investors & Partners


Soni GuptaExecutive Director, 857-202-6217

Soni brings a strong commitment to and passion for providing more permanent homes for homeless and other extremely low-income families, and for addressing the continuing family homelessness crisis in Massachusetts. Soni has deep knowledge of affordable housing development and finance as well as first-hand experience with what it actually takes to successfully develop and sustain housing for very low-income families. Most recently, Soni has been a consultant to a number of nonprofit housing producers across the state where she has overseen the development and financing of specific projects, including those that have utilized Home Funders resources. Prior to her consulting work, she was Director of Housing at the Somerville Community Corporation and was Senior Project Manager and Interim Executive Director at the AIDS Housing Corporation. She also worked as a Design Associate at the Adaptive Environment Center. Soni has a Master of Science in Architecture Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Sir J.J. College of Architecture in Bombay, India.

Soni Gupta, Exexcutive Director

Investors and Partners

The Home Funders pool of lending capital consists of Program Related Investments (PRIs) and grants from a number of private funders. These funders/investors have provided long-term and short-term capital at significantly low interest rates to create the Home Funders incentive lending products.

In addition, several other funders have made grant awards to Home Funders for programs such as the transitional services grants, and for Home Funders operations.

Funders and Investors, 2003-2015

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Bank of America
BNY Mellon Charitable Giving Program/ Peter E. Strauss Trust
Boston Private Bank and Trust Company
Butler Family Fund Cabot Family Charitable Trust
Catherine and Paul Buttenweiser Foundation
Citizens Bank Foundation
F.B. Heron Foundation
Fannie Mae Foundation
Harold Brooks Foundation
Kenneth Novack
Klarman Family Foundation
Mabel Louise Riley Foundation
Nixon Peabody LLP
Oak Foundation
State Street Bank Foundation
The Baupost Group, LLC
The Boston Foundation
The Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
The City of Boston
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Highland Street Foundation
The Hyams Foundation
The Lynch Foundation
The Morris & Ester Horowitz Family Foundation
The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation
Vincent Mulford Foundation

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