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/ February 24, 2017 / Newswire

From the CDFI Fund:

"As a reminder for potential fiscal year (FY) 2017 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program applicants, the relevant deadlines are as follows:

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Liz Lopez / February 24, 2017 / Policy

We hope you will add your voice to the #CDFIsInvest campaign to ask Congress to support full funding of the CDFI Fund at $250 million in both FY17 and FY18.

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Fran Lutz / February 23, 2017 / Newswire

After months of due diligence and analysis, Aeris  issued OFN a full rating under its newly revised rating system.

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/ February 23, 2017 / Newswire

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2017 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).

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Lauren Stebbins / February 23, 2017 / Voices

In June 2016, OFN launched Venturize, a digital public awareness and education campaign designed to inform small business owners about their financing options and help them prepare for the borrowing process.

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