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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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From February 28 to March 1, the CDFI Coalition will hold its 2017 CDFI Institute in Washington, D.C.

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In our role as the nation’s CDFI leadership network, OFN raises awareness for the work of CDFIs across the country, advocates for CDFI funding and program access, as well as shines a bright light on the impact CDFIs have in all of our local communities.

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