Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Emily Tunney / February 8, 2017 / Voices

In July 2016, OFN announced that for the first time in its 30-year history, the OFN Board of Directors had approved proxy voting at OFN’s Annual Membership Meeting.

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/ January 31, 2017 / Voices

The facts are startling: Hispanic and black Americans have levels of wealth that are only one-tenth those of white Americans. There are many reasons why this is the case, but it is partly because they hold fewer business and financial assets.

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David Streim / January 24, 2017 / Voices

Pay for Success projects are underway in communities across the country—providing homes for struggling families, job training to people with steep barriers to employment, and high-quality education to children in low-income neighborhoods.

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Strategic Communications / January 12, 2017 / Voices

There is something about a fresh calendar and new year that opens a world of possibilities. OFN provides many ways for you to engage in the ongoing national discussion about the importance of CDFIs, and this year is no exception.

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Fran Lutz / December 22, 2016 / Voices

As I approach the end of 2016, I find myself reflecting on a truly eventful year—thankfully celebrating successes and humbly learning from mistakes. Opportunity Finance Network has much to celebrate.

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