Stephen Kaufman

Senior Project Manager

Stephen Kaufman founded Community Ventures in 1987 and served as Executive Director until 2013.  He currently works part-time as Senior Project Manager lending the organization his expansive knowledge in housing finance. At the organization’s founding, Steve recruited the board of directors and raised initial working and operating capital. Under his leadership, CV generated over $75 million of public and private investment in affordable housing, primarily through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program and has provided consulting services to local and national tax credit equity funds. Steve’s passion is to integrate green space with affordable housing whenever possible.

Steve received a Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law and holds a Bachelor’s from Haverford College. He is currently a board member of Octavia Hill Association, Schuykill Center for Environmental Education, and Historic Fair hill.