About Us

Impact Development Fund creates economic opportunity by delivering flexible capital to strengthen under-served Colorado communities.

Over the last 20+ years, Impact Development Fund has provided economic development financing and technical assistance across the housing continuum to create a lasting legacy of affordable housing throughout Colorado.

The Impact Development Fund team is full of talented and motivated individuals who are passionate about what they do and the Colorado community that they serve. Each and every one of our employees believes firmly in our mission. They continue to give their all to assist in the economic development of communities in Colorado.

Executive Director

Sean Doherty CFA, CPA

Sean Doherty is the Executive Director of Impact Development Fund (IDF), a Colorado-focused Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) located in Denver. IDF has been providing financing capital throughout the state since 1999 in support of affordable housing and nonprofit facilities projects. 

Sean moved to Colorado from Maryland in 2015 where he spent over 25 years in commercial banking, brokerage and community development finance. Prior to joining IDF, Sean was the CFO for Baltimore Community Lending, another CDFI focused on the development needs of the City of Baltimore. He maintains designations as a CPA and CFA. 

Sean currently lives in Northern Colorado with his wife and the 3 youngest of his 6 children.

Director of operations

Megan Ferguson

Originally joining Impact Development Fund (then Funding Partners) in 2008, Megan brings a background in marketing, retail banking and residential mortgage lending.  Utilizing these strengths, Megan oversees program design, loan servicing operations, processes and policies. As Director of Operations, Megan is responsible for informing and overseeing implementation of micro and macro organizational operations strategies. 

Megan currently holds board position and committee positions with Neighbor to Neighbor, and sits on the Habitat for Humanity of Colorado Finance Committee.  Megan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Colorado State University, and is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in the State of Colorado.

Megan currently lives in Northern Colorado with her husband and three children.

Director of Lending

Paul Bunyard

Paul Bunyard joined IDF as the Director of Lending in the fall of 2020.  Mr. Bunyard oversees development and execution of capacity building initiatives supporting community development organizations and their vision to create, preserve or rehabilitate affordable housing throughout Colorado. 

Prior to joining IDF, Paul previously held positions with BBVA, City and County of Denver’s Office of Economic Development, Albina Community Bank, a well rated Community Development Financial Institution, Cowlitz Bank, Bank of the West, and 1st National Bank of Omaha. 

Paul currently holds board positions with Colorado Enterprise Fund and the Arvada Urban Renewal Authority.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University, master’s certificate in Real Estate Development from Portland State University and Commercial Lending Certification from the Commercial Banking School in Reno Nevada.

Loan Program Manager

Whitney Fraughton

Contact For: Single Family Loan Programs, Program Management and Single Family Loan Applications

Loan Servicing Manager

Gina Winterhalder

Contact For: Loan Account Activity, Monthly Payments, Payoff Requests and Lender Portfolio Management

Accounting and Finance manager

Shanti Long

Contact For: Agency Financials, AR/AP, Invoices

Sr. loan specialist

Coren Hanscome

Contact For: Single Family Loan Applications, Loan Applications in Process, Underwriting, Program Inquiry

Loan Servicing & Operations

Rachel Tweedy

Contact For: Loan Account Activity, Monthly Payments, Escrow Payments and Payoff Requests

    At Impact Development Fund, we have a passion for helping people. In Colorado, there are too many under-served communities. We've made it our mission to assist these communities by providing loans to non-profits, families, and developers.


    200 E. 7th St., Suite 412
    Loveland, CO 80537


    (970) 494-2021