California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA)

The California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA) was established to be the State’s vehicle for providing financial assistance to public and non-profit health care providers through loans, grants and tax-exempt bonds. To this end, CHFFA administers the following programs:

  • Bond Financing Program
  • Tax-Exempt Equipment Financing Program

CHFFA also provides direct loans to small and rural health facilities through the following programs:

  • HELP II Financing Program

Additionally, CHFFA administers two grant programs to provide funding to community clinics and 13 of the state’s children’s hospitals. These programs are:

  • Community Clinic Grant Program
  • Children’s Hospital Program