We invest in care that works for communities in need.

Vital Healthcare Capital (V-Cap) provides flexible financing and development services to support quality healthcare and good healthcare jobs in low-income communities.

ORGANIZATION

V-Cap is a national nonprofit [501(c)3] financial organization, and expects certification as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in 2015.

STRATEGY

V-Cap seeks projects across the continuum of care, emphasizing integrated, person-centered, and cost effective models of care.  V-Cap prioritizes projects that enable at-risk populations to live healthier lives, and contribute to the community’s economic health by valuing frontline healthcare workers.

LENDING

V-Cap provides business, facility, and bridge financing.

UNDERWRITING

All borrowers must demonstrate strong organizational and financial management and a sound and sustainable business model.  All loans must meet V-Cap’s due diligence and underwriting standards, and be approved by V-Cap’s Loan Committee.

HEALTH FOCUS

Better integrated or coordinated care that improves health outcomes for individuals, the health status of communities, and the cost effectiveness of the delivery system.

V-Cap particularly seeks investments in improved care for vulnerable populations: frail seniors, at-risk youth, people with disabilities, and adults with medical complexity such as multiple chronic diseases.

JOBS FOCUS

Valuing frontline caregivers, such as medical assistants, health aides, technicians, translators, counselors, health educators.  This workforce is often the closest to the health consumer, and critical to making healthcare more value-driven and person-centered. These jobs are essential pathways to careers for low-income communities.  V-Cap seeks investments that improve job quality and the economic health of communities in need.

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