We Believe in

Opportunity. For All.

CDFIs—community development financial institutions—align capital with justice. We invest in opportunities and transform lives and places for disinvested people. We make our economy—and our nation—stronger, one opportunity at a time.

 
 

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.

Find out how it all works in our infographic.

 

Services

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.

Partner with OFN

OFN's partners include banks, multinational corporations, government agencies, faith-based organizations, foundations and more.

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Become A Member

OFN Members enjoy a host of benefits, from exclusive training and TA programs to financial services to the opportunity to advocate for policy change in Washington D.C.

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Latest News

As the DNC and RNC pick their candidates, OFN is just getting started with our own Elections Cycle. The nominating period for OFN's 2016 Board Elections opens August 2.

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This summer, seven interns have had a hand helping OFN in its work to help create access to a brighter financial future.

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In the middle of a presidential election cycle, amidst the conventions, the speeches, and the sound bytes, it's easy to overlook the real heroes of these national events, which are small business owners.

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