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2016

Lessons of mortgage crisis go unheeded in small-business lending market
New breed of nonbank platforms have churned billions of dollars of loans
December 16, 2016
The Financial Times

Controversial cash advances come at a high cost to small businesses
December 1, 2016
CNN Money

Pay Day: Who Cares About Empowering Responsible Small Business Lenders?
November 22, 2016
Inside Philanthropy

Award to help ACFCU extend services, lending
November 4, 2016
The Business Journal

Helping Minority and Women Small Business Owners Combat Predatory Lending
Four CDFIs are honored with 2016 Small Business Leader Awards, because of their service as mission-driven lenders
October 31, 2016
Black Enterprise

Elsie Meeks awarded the 2016 Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award
October 28, 2016
Capital Journal

Atlanta Nonprofit Wins National Grant to Bring Economic Equality to Low-Income Communities
October 18, 2016
Cascade Patch

Wells Fargo awards $1.6 million to CommunityLoanCenter
August 20, 2016
The Brownsville Herald

Lending a hand: Wells Fargo awards $1.6M to Community Loan Center
August 20, 2016
Valley Morning Star

Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union eyeing Virtual Teller Machines for parts of Tri-Cities region
August 20, 2016
Johnson City Press

NEXT Awards for Fintechs Reaching Disinvested Communities
August 18, 2016
FintekNews

How Technical Assistance Won The Super Bowl
August 16, 2016
Triple Pundit

5 questions with Ceyl Prinster, CEO of Colorado Enterprise Fund
July 23, 2016
Daily Camera

Confused about small business loans? This site will help.
June 23, 2016
Business Forward

New Loan Resource For Entrepreneurs of Color
Venturize platform gives small business owners access to trustworthy loan information
June 20, 2016
Black Enterprise

Small business loan comparison tool launched by nonprofit (and other news from Washington today)
June 8, 2016
The Business Journals

Opportunity Finance Network just launched a new loan resource platform for small biz
June 8, 2016
Generocity

Nonprofit Group Launches Loan Comparison Tools -- Including APR Calculators -- For Small Businesses
June 8, 2016
Forbes

Atlanta CDFI: “Take Two” for Minority Entrepreneurs
May 25, 2016
Next City

Capital for Communities: CDFIs Innovate on Small Consumer Loans
March 21, 2016
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Connecting Big Banking to Community Investment
February 19, 2016
Next City

High-Impact Investing
Op-ed by President & CEO Mark Pinsky
February 10, 2016
Huffington Post

2015

The Policy Behind the Investing Behind That New Neighborhood Grocery Store
December 21, 2015
nextcity.org

Native CDFI Taps New Financing Source
October 22, 2015
Indian Country Today Media Network

Small Businesses Push for Transparency in Online Lending
October 8, 2015
Governing.com

Groundbreaking CDFI Deal Will Make a Difference in Chicago
October 2, 2015
Next City

Clearinghouse CDFI Closes $100 Million U.S. Treasury Bond to Finance Community Development Projects in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada in 2015-16
September 30, 2015
RealEstateRama

Bridgeway receives $15M federal bond for development in low-income areas
September 30, 2015
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Three Kentucky organizations secure $40M in U.S. Treasury Bonds for community projects
September 29, 2015
The Lane Report

Small Black Businesses Easy Prey for Predatory Lenders
August 5, 2015
Black Enterprise

New campaign educates female and minority business owners about predatory lending
July 20, 2015
AL DÍA News

A $3.6M Grant To Tame The Wild West Of Small Business Lending
July 14, 2015
Forbes.com

How OFN is using partnerships to champion community development
July 13, 2015
Generocity

5 Important Things to Know About Community Lenders
June 8, 2015
NerdWallet.com

Are Predatory Business Loans the Next Credit Crisis?
May 1, 2015
Governing.com

The celebration continues for Fresno EOC’s 50 years anniversary
March 9, 2015
Vida en el valle

CDFI Network Targets Women, Minorities for SME Loans
March 3, 2015
PYMNTS.com

Helping Small Business Lenders Up Their Game
February 28, 2015
Forbes.com

Minority-owned businesses to gain more access to capital
February 25, 2015
AL DÍA News

Helping Minority Businesses Succeed: OFN and Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses partner on program to increase minority business lending
February 20, 2015
Diversity Journal

The Big Box Bank: Wal-Mart Makes a Play for the Underbanked
February 19, 2015
Credit.com

Kentucky Highlands chosen for finance collaborative to increase small business
February 13, 2015
The Lane Report

2014

Why More Credit Unions Should Explore CDFI Certification
OpEd by Mark Pinsky
November 14, 2014
Credit Union Journal

CU System Briefs
October 17, 2014
Credit Union National Association (CUNA)

Founder of Hope Credit Union Receives 2014 Ned Gramlich Award for Responsible Finance
October 17, 2014
Social Funds

Latinos Non-Profit Lenders
October 17, 2014
NBC News

Black Shirt Brewing credits success to Denver micro-lender
October 17, 2014
The Denver Post

Announcing Awardees of the First-Ever Small Business Leader Awards for Mission-Driven Lenders
October 16, 2014
My Social Good News

Hope Credit Union CEO Receives Honor
October 10
Credit Union Times

Three CDFIs receive NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance
September 24
Social Funds

Wisconsin Group Aims to Preserve Sec. 515 Properties
September 22
Affordable Housing Finance

The Drug War and the Mass Incarceration It Caused: Where We Are and Where We Still Must Go (Part 2 of 5)
September 11
Huffington Post

New training will help CDFIs extend reach to underserved communities
September 11
Credit Union National Association

Secret Network Connects Harvard Money to Payday Loans
September 4
Bloomberg

With Alternative Lenders, Flexibility and Speed Come at a Cost
August 25
The Wall Street Journal

New CDFI Bond Program Funds Housing
August 21
Affordable Housing Finance

People in the News
July 28
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Finalists for Annual CDFI Awards Announced
July 10
Social Funds

Micro-Lending Is an Alternative to Payday Small Business Loans
June 27
Mashable

The Future of Small-Business Lending Looks a Lot Less Sketchy
June 24
National Journal

Nebraska Enterprise Fund fills financing gap for small businesses
June 11
Omaha World Herald

Wall Street Finds New Subprime With 125% Business Loans
May 22
Bloomberg

One group's crusade to rid the 150 percent interest loan to small businesses
May 20
Washington Business Journal

Don't Lose The Nun's Money
May 20
Forbes.com

Grassroots Investing
May 9
Financial Advisor

Opportunity Finance Network Reports on Starbucks Partnership
May 7
Social Funds.com

What are CDFIs and Why Should Small Business Owners Know About Them? (Podcast)
May 6
Lendio.com

Selling Subprime Loans to Wall Street Investors, This Time for Small Businesses
May 1
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Increasing Opportunities for Latino Boys and Men
April 14
NBC News

Predatory lenders targeting small businesses?
April 4
FOX Business

Forget the Algorithms. Get Me a Loan Broker!
April 3
Bloomberg Businessweek

$1 Billion Pledged to Help Young People of Color
March 24
The Philadelphia Tribune

News Wrap: March 6
PBS NewsHour
Note: the relevant item begins at 04:03 in the video

CDFI Industry Pledges $1Billion Annually to Support the Goals of President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper"
March 6
Hispanic Business

CDFI Industry Pledges $1Billion Annually to Support the Goals of President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper"
March 6
Reuters

CDFI Industry Pledges $1Billion Annually to Support the Goals of President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper"
March 6
Yahoo Business

Community Lenders’ Network Commits to Lend $1 Billion in Support of ‘My Brother’s Keeper’
March 6, 2014
The Washington Post

Money's There If Small Businesses Know Where​ To Look
March 5, 2014
Forbes.com

Will the Volcker Rule Help Small Business Lending?
January 31, 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek

2013

How CDFIs Lift Small Businesses and Help Create Jobs
December 6, 2013

HuffingtonPost.com

Building CDFI Capacity in Lending and Business Models
November 19, 2013
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Community Development Studies & Education Department

How Clam Juice and Lobster Bisque Turned Around a Tiny Maine Town
November 8, 2013

National Journal

Shannon Ross Hire
November 4, 2013

Washington Business Journal

Northwest Native Development Fund Wins Circle of Honor Award
October 31, 2013
Omak Chronicle

One Year After Sandy, Businesses Still Searching for Normal
October 28, 2013

FoxBusiness.com

Pushing 'Government Shutdown Loans' to Gridlocked Businesses 
October 15, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek

In Pennsylvania Dutch country, non-profit serves sizable Latino community
October 15, 2013
NBC Latino

Ron Phillips of CEI given national award for helping low-income people and communities
October 11, 2013
Bangor Daily News

Business news in brief
September 26, 2013
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Detroit Group Gets $2.75M For Housing, Business, Schools On Woodward
September 18, 2013
CBS Detroit

Boston-based Housing Partnership Network and other groups get $8.25M for affordable housing, lending
September 18, 2013
Masslive.com

Microlending nonprofit scores $3 million from Wells Fargo to expand
September 18, 2013
San Francisco Business Times

Freedom First wins $100K to help Roanoke refugees
August 23, 2013
WSLS NBC 10 Virginia

Virginia Credit Union Awarded Grant to Finance Immigrant Citizenship Apps
August 15, 2013
Credit Union Times

A Hand, Not a Handout: Opportunity Finance Network helps struggling communities get back on their feet
June, 2013
Profile Magazine

The Lenders Who Are Giving Borrowers a Second Chance
June 10, 2013
Credit.com

Courting distressed businesses, CDFIs aim to bridge financing gap
May 28, 2013
Washington Business Journal

Impact Investments With A Local Connection
April 29, 2013
Financial Advisor

One NC bank offers Latino immigrants a safer way to save money
April 23, 2013
NBC Latino.com

Poverty in America: Millions of families too broke for bank accounts
April 22, 2013
NBC News.com

Interview with Mark Pinsky – Opportunity Finance Network
March 15, 2013
Tavis Smiley Radio

Tavis Smiley Interview with OFN CEO Mark Pinsky
February 12, 2013
Tavis Smiley

NerdWallet Interview with OFN CEO Mark Pinsky
February 12, 2013
NerdWallet

New Hope in the New Year for Sandy-Affected Businesses
January 14, 2013
The Huffington Post

Goldman Sachs expected to help small businesses here
January 9, 2013
The Philadelphia Inquirer

2012

American Companies That Give Away The Most Cash
October 19, 2012
Forbes.com

O.C. lender to low-income areas gets grant to expand in Nevada
September 28, 2012
The Los Angeles Times

$40 Coffee roasters win a loan, but many small businesses go begging
September 24, 2012
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Local Banking Beyond the Bottom Line: Three Awesome Models
August 10, 2012
GOOD

'Starbucks' backs program to bring jobs back to US soil
July 7, 2012
FOX News

The American Dream in Danger - Ideas From Starbucks And Howard Schultz
July 5, 2012
Forbes

Access to Small Business Capital is the Key to Creating Jobs
June 29, 2012
The Huffington Post

What's So Special About This Starbuck's Mug?
June 16, 2012
Daily Finance

Starbucks expanding effort to help businesses create jobs
June 12, 1012
MSNBC

Starbucks brews a few U.S. factory jobs
June 12, 1012
Reuters

Starbucks to start selling U.S.-made products
June 12, 1012
Chicago Tribune

Chief Digital Officer for Starbucks on Technology, Change and Community
May 24, 2012
Forbes

Starbucks Award Recipients Have Strong Track Record of Service
May 7, 2012
Nonprofit Quarterly

Course of ACCION: El Paso Nonprofit Lender Gets Startups Off Ground
May 4, 2012
El Paso Times

Starbucks, charity and U.S. job creation
May 4, 2012
CNN

Leadership Evolution. Why CEOs’ jobs make more change than a vending machine
May, 2012
SmartCEO

Small Business Financing Through Community Development Financial Institutions
April 19, 2012
About.com

America's Next Great Statesman?
April 13, 2012
The Motley Fool

Unleashing America's Entrepreneurial Power
April 13, 2012
BusinessWeek

Wristbands Sold At Starbucks Give Job Market A Jolt
April 6, 2012
CBS San Francisco

Starbucks' Job Creation Fund Finds Partners: Hot Trends
April 3, 2012
The Street

Starbucks CEO touts program to create U.S. jobs
April 3, 2012
CBS News

Starbucks' job creation fund finds first partners
April 3, 2012
Reuters

Starbucks’s Schultz to Expand Jobs Fund After Raising $2 Million
February 16, 2012
Bloomberg.com

Starbucks wristbands created these jobs
February 16, 2012
CNNMoney.com

Thanks Starbucks! Now I'm your competitor
February 16, 2012
CNNMoney.com

The Progress Fund celebrates record year of lending
February 6, 2012
PittsburghLive.com

Starbucks Is Into Them. But What Exactly Are CDFIs?
January 24, 2012
Entrepreneur

Starbucks partners with Philadelphia-area organization to create jobs
January 15, 2012
PhillyBurbs.com

Job Creation: Relevant Marketing Strategy Now
January 12, 2012
Forbes

Taking the Alternative-Lending Path to Financial Prosperity
January 11, 2012
E-Commerce Times

"Impact Investing": Theory, Meet Practice
January 6, 2012
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Community Development Investments Review

What's the Big Idea?
January 1, 2012
American Banker

2011

Kresge Makes $10 Million in Loans to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)
December 13, 2011
The Nonprofit Quarterly

Fed up? 3 leadership strategies to fix any problem
November 22, 2011
CBS News

Howard Schultz brews strong coffee at Starbucks
November 17, 2011
FORTUNE

IMS Reviews Starbucks' Small Business Program
November 17, 2011
Inside Main Street

Creating Jobs for USA
November 8, 2011
Fox Business News

Small Businesses To Lawmakers: Give Us Some Credit!
November 1, 2011
The Huffington Post

Opportunity Finance Network Announces 2011 Wachovia Wells Fargo NEXT Awards
November 1, 2011
Philanthropy News Digest

Get your Starbucks, create a job
November 1, 2011
CNNMoney

Starbucks Collects Donations on National Jobs Day
November 1, 2011
The Today Show

Starbucks Hopes To Kick-Start Job Creation
November 1, 2011
NPR

Greensburg-based lending program awarded 'Oscar' in its field
October 28, 2011
Pittsburgh Live

Coastal Enterprises Inc. of Wiscasset wins $5.5 million national award
October 27, 2011
Bangor Daily News

CDFIs from Maine and Pennsylvania are 2011 NEXT Awardees
October 26, 2011
Social Funds

Create Jobs for USA Initiative
October 24, 2011
C-SPAN

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Everyone Is Talking About Them but Who Is Doing Something to Create Them?
October 20, 2011
The Huffington Post

A Star Turn for Little-Understood Banking Groups
October 19, 2011
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Coffee Fix: Starbucks Pushes Small Business Loans
October 18, 2011
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

We Can All Become Job Creators
October 17, 2011
The New York Times

Pre-Occupied With Corporate Social Responsibility
October 17, 2011
Forbes

Starbucks' Job Creation Plan
October 13, 2011
Forbes

Getting the Ball Rolling on the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program
October 12, 2011
Center for American Progress

Starbucks Announces Two Social Change Philanthropy Initiatives
October 6, 2011
The Nonprofit Quarterly

Starbucks to Seek Customer Contributions for U.S. Jobs Campaign
October 4, 2011
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Community fund creates lending program for jobs
October 5, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle

Starbucks' Howard Schultz for President?
October 4, 2011
Brand Channel

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz attempts to jumpstart job creation by asking for donations for loans
October 4, 2011
NY Daily News

Starbucks CEO Looks to Help Small Businesses
October 4, 2011
Fox Business

Starbucks Planning Microloan Program To Stimulate Economy
October 4, 2011
CBS San Francisco

Starbucks "Create Jobs for USA" initiative
October 3, 2011
KETK NBC

Something Is Brewing in Small Business: Starbucks
October 3, 2011
Small Business Trends

Starbucks CEO Announces Initiative to Create Jobs
October 3, 2011
ABC World News with Diane Sawyer

Starbucks steps up to the jobs challenge
October 3, 2011
CNNMoney

Starbucks to Accept Donations in Cafes to Spur U.S. Hiring
October 3, 2011
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Can Starbucks Wake Up American Job Scene?
October 3, 2011
Portfolio.com

Starbucks starts fund to spur U.S. job creation
October 3, 2011
Reuters

The Starbucks Stimulus
October 3, 2011
The Daily Beast

Starbucks asks customers to give at least $5 to jobs growth program
October 3, 2011
The Washington Post

Starbucks pushes job growth program
October 3, 2011
CBSNews.com

Community lenders gear up for infusion of low-cost capital for low-income areas
September/October 2011
Sustainable Communities

Bond Program Will Increase Funding for CDFIs
August, 26, 2011
Social Funds.com

Community Development Financial Institutions Anticipate Expanding Services
August 17, 2011
Social Funds

Coastal Enterprises competes for $5.5M award
August 8, 2011
The Portland Press Herald

Finalists for 2011 Wachovia Wells Fargo NEXT Awards are Announced
August 3, 2011
Social Funds

US Treasury Seeks Input On Guarantees For Small Business Lenders
June 28, 2011
Fox Business

Chicago lender to nonprofits IFF joins Federal Home Loan Bank
June 7, 2011
Chicago Business

Community Development Banking Listserv Continues Under New Management
June 6, 2011
Credit Union Times

CDFIs emerge from political, economic upheavals… With New Capital to Finance Community Development
May 18, 2011
Sustainable Communities

Lending For The Greater Good
May 16, 2011
Forbes.com

Federation Eyes Bond Program
February 16, 2011
Credit Union Times

New Markets Tax Credits Come Under Media Scrutiny
February 11, 2011
Social Funds

2010

COMMENTARY: Shorebank and the Future of CDFIs
December 2, 2010
The Institute for Comprehensive Community Development

People in the News
November 29, 2010
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Four Directions Honored for Helping Native Communities
November 5, 2010
Maine Ahead

Four Leading Community Development Financial Institutions Receive $25,000 From Wachovia Wells Fargo NEXT Awards For Opportunity Finance
November 4, 2010
The Street

Communities at Work Fund™ Announces $60 Million of Loans to Fuel Small Business Lending in...
November 3, 2010
Forbes.com

CDFI Fund Announces Provider to Expand the Capacity of CDFIs to Support Financing for Healthy Food Retail
November 2, 2010
CDFI Fund

$40 Million To Help Homeowners. Only Thing Missing: Homeowners
October 27, 2010
Planet Money

Commentary: How Community Lenders Help Small Business
October 21, 2010
Bloomberg Businessweek

ShoreBank: Small enough to fail
August 26, 2010
The Economist

ShoreBank Is Closed by Federal Regulators
August 24, 2010
Social Funds

Small businesses get credit boost from new fund
June 7, 2010
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel

State First Lady adds Good Humor to Conference
May 21, 2010
San Francisco Chronicle

Citigroup Launches Fund to Loan $200 Million to Small Businesses in Low-Income Communities
May 7, 2010
Social Funds

Citigroup Piles Into Small-Business Lending
May 7, 2010
The Street

Good News for Cash-Starved Businesses
May 6, 2010
Thinking Bigger Business Media

Frank Statement on Citi’s Communities at Work Fund
May 6, 2010
House Committee on Financial Services

Citigroup Forms Nonprofit Partnerships on Small-Business Lending
May 5, 2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Citigroup (NYSE:C) Launching $200 Million Small Business Fund
May 5, 2010
American Banking News

Citigroup Inc. (C) Launches $200 Million Fund To Lend To Small Businesses
May 5, 2010
Benzinga

Citi Gives $200M To Stimulate Small Biz Lending
May 5, 2010
Small Business Newz

Citi Announces $200 Mln Fund For Low Income U.S. Communities
May 5, 2010
RTT News

Citi announces USD200m fund to drive small business lending
May 5, 2010
Global Banking News

Citi Unveils $200M Fund For Small Business Lending In Low Income Communities
May 5, 2010
Gaebler.com

Citi Launches Communities at Work Fund To Spur Small Business Lending In US
May 5, 2010
Banking Business Review

Citi Plans to Start a Small-Business Fund for Lower-Income Areas
May 5, 2010
Wall Street Journal

Citigroup Plans $200 Million for Small Business Lending
May 5, 2010
Business Week

Citigroup teams up with Bethesda group to boost small business lending
May 5, 2010
Washington Post

Citi Earmarks $200 Million for Small Businesses
May 5, 2010
New York Times

Citi Launches $200 Million Fund to Spur Small-Business Lending in Low-Income U.S. Communities
May 5, 2010
Philanthropy News Digest

Citi has $200 mln fund for small business lending
May 5, 2010
Reuters

Small Businesses Get a Boost From Nonprofit Lenders
April 21, 2010
Kiplinger

With bank credit frozen, small U.S. businesses starting to turn to microlenders
March 8, 2010
The Washington Post

A 'Systemic Shift' in Small Business Lending
January 22, 2010
BusinessWeek

2009

Community Lenders Hit the Funding Jackpot
December 23, 2009
CNNMoney.com

How to Score Goldman's Small Biz Loot
November 18, 2009
smSmallBiz

Goldman Sachs Launches 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative
November 17, 2009
Earth Times

$5.5 Million to NH Community Loan Fund
October 13, 2009
New Hampshire Public Radio

Social Enterprise and Community Development
September 30, 2009
Social Innovation Conversations

CDFIS AND THE BUSINESS OF GOING GREEN: Triple bottom line investing & CDFIs
September 1, 2009
Green Money Journal

ShoreBank Enterprise Cascadia in running for national recognition
August 21, 2009
The Daily Astorian

Contenders for 2009 Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Are Announced
August 18, 2009
Social Funds

Loan Fund in running for $5.5m award
August 14, 2009
New Hampshire Business Review

ShoreBank Stands By Its Mission in Harrowing Times
August 12, 2009
WBEZ.org

Double Whammy
August, 2009
American Banker

Economic Opportunities Fund is a hot commodity
July 24, 2009
Philadelphia Business Journal

Report Suggests that CDFIs are Weathering the Worst of the Economic Crisis
July 2, 2009
SocialFunds.com

CDFIs: What are they? Why are they important to the economy?
June 19, 2009
ByronSpeaks.com

CDFIs: Financing Opportunity in Underserved Communities
June 19, 2009
HispanicBusiness.com

CDFI Lenders Continue to Shine Strong Through Recession
June 17, 2009
All Business

Low-income lenders can't meet demand
June 17, 2009
American Public Media

Bernanke says community firms must stay viable
June 17, 2009
Crain's New York Business

Small Business Loan Demand Rising at Community Lenders
June 6, 2009
BusinessWeek

Byron Williams: Not all of the financial news is bad
June 4, 2009
InsideBayArea.com

Micro-lenders ready to loan
May 8, 2009
SF Gate

Rating System Helps Investors Assess Social and Financial Performances of CDFIs
April 16, 2009
Social Funds

Stimulus money gives a boost to small start-ups
April 16, 2009
USA Today

Charter Schools Always Face a Financial Struggle
April 10, 2009
The Wall Street Journal

Participants in the Future of Finance Initiative
March 30, 2009
The Wall Street Journal

The Promise and Responsibility of Community Finance
March, 2009
New America Foundation

‘Ethical Lenders’ Offer Hope to Homeowners
February 22, 2009
ABC News

The Ethical Lending Solution (Video)
February 22, 2009
ABC News

Economic Stimulus Package Will Help Revitalize Community Investment
February 19, 2009
Social Funds

CDFI’s Fund Small Businesses in Challenging Times
January 15, 2009
Bank News

Viewpoint: CDFI Model Can Show the Way Back to Stability
January 2, 2009
American Banker

2007

Cooperativa comunitaria hispana en Carolina del Norte gana premio nacional (View in English)
December 14, 2007
Terra

Giving to the Givers: Honoring Community Development Organizations
December 14, 2007
Social Funds

Wachovia, MacArthur Foundations Announce First NEXT Award Winners
December 14, 2007
Philanthropy News Digest

Is the Fed the New FEMA?
December 13, 2007
Newsweek

Wachovia Foundation funds $8.25M award
December 13, 2007
Charlotte Business Journal

Latino credit union lands $5.5M, will add branches
December 13, 2007
Triangle Business Journal

Win Fabulous Prizes, All in the Name of Innovation
November 12, 2007
The New York Times

Housing Development Fund selected as finalist in multi-million-dollar Wachovia NEXT Award for Opportunity Finance
November 8, 2007
Stamfordplus.com

NET IMPACT. Saturday morning. Microfinance. What’s Next?
November 4, 2007

socialedge

Community First Fund up for slice of $8.25 million pie; Lancaster nonprofit is award semifinalist
October 16, 2007
Intelligencer Journal

Semi-Finalists Named For $8.25 Million Wachovia “NEXT” Awards
October 11, 2007
PNNOnline

Community First Fund in Top 4
October 5, 2007
BlackEnterprise

Latino Comm. CU semifinalist for large national award
October 5, 2007
Credit Union National Association (CUNA)

Community First Fund in Top 4
October 5, 2007

Lancaster New Era

Southern Bancorp Among Finalists for $8.25 Million Award
October 4, 2007

ArkansasBusiness.com

Acción Texas semifinalist for generous award
October 4, 2007

San Antonio Express News

Latino credit union closer to prize
October 4, 2007

The News & Observer

10 U.S. Organizations Named as Semi-Finalists for $8.25 Million 'Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance'
October 4, 2007

World News

Latino Community Credit Union semi-finalist for $8.25M award
October 3, 2007

RaleighDurham.com

Loan fund in running for major award
October 3, 2007

New Hampshire Business Review

Lake Forest firm finalist for Wachovia grant
October 2, 2007

Orange County Register

ACCION Texas up for national Wachovia cash award
October 2, 2007

San Antonio Business Journal

Latino credit union up for $5.5 million award
October 2, 2007

Philanthropy Journal

People in the News
September 24, 2007

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Native community development funds not federally financed for 2008
September 11, 2007

Indian Country Today

Forget globalization. Here's how to profit from 'localization.'
August 6, 2007

Christian Science Monitor

Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Honor CDFIs
July 7, 2007

SocialFunds

Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Honor CDFIs
July 7, 2007

SRI-Advisor.com

Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Honor CDFIs
July 5, 2007

Institutional Shareowner

Disability Funding News Online
July 5, 2007

Disability Funding News

Organizations Launch $42M Awards Program to Support Community Development Financial Institutions
June 29, 2007

Multi-Housing News

Wachovia, 2 Nonprofits Start CDFI Grant Program
June 29, 2007

American Banker

Finding money for those who often get refused
June 28, 2007

Phillyburbs.com

Wachovia to donate to community development programmes
June 28, 2007

Global Banking News

Wachovia program to benefit community development
July 27, 2007

The Charlotte Business Journal

Wachovia to donate to community development programmes
July 27, 2007

The Minneapolis and St. Paul Business Journal

Wachovia program to benefit community development
June 27, 2007

MSN Money

Wachovia program to benefit community development
June 27, 2007

The Philadelphia Business Journal

Wachovia program to benefit community development
June 27, 2007

The San Francisco Business Times

CDFI Fund Appropriation Could Increase to $100M
June 19, 2007

American Banker

Building a Foundation for Strong Native Economies
May 15, 2007

Community Investments

Make Money, Save the World
May 6, 2007

The New York Times

Subprime Lending Hurts Homeowners
April 5, 2007

Social Funds

Bush Reversal Would Give More to Development Fund
March 9, 2007

American Banker

Creating Real Opportunity
March 4, 2007

Bucks County Courier Times

National Groups Thank Regulators for Proposing Stronger Standards for Dangerous Subprime Loans
March 2, 2007

BusinessWire

The Function and Relevance of CDFIs
January, 2007

Bank News

Bernanke quietly guides economy
January 30, 2007

USA Today

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