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How do CDFIs Create Opportunity?

By financing community businesses—small businesses, microenterprises, nonprofit organizations, commercial real estate, and affordable housing—CDFIs spark job growth and retention in hard-to serve markets across the nation.

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For our Members and the CDFI industry, OFN advocates for policy, provides consulting services, and connects capital to create opportunity. For all. Find out more.

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Latest News

Mark your calendar for the 2017 Small Business Finance Forum, June 15 and 16 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park.

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With funding from the Minority Business Development Agency, the US Black Chambers of Commerce (USBC) is launching the Capital Pathways Program, a series of 10 free educational workshops across the nation for diverse and women business owners.

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Next week, be on the look out for an invitation to participate in the 2017 CDFI Compensation Survey. The 2017 survey requests compensation information on 21 different positions. Quatt Associates will conduct the survey for OFN.

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