Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Anna Gomez / July 19, 2017 / Voices

Each summer, OFN interns have been outstanding additions to our two offices, and this year is no different. Our four interns share a passion for OFN’s work and a desire to grow the CDFI industry.

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/ June 22, 2017 / Voices

As the buzz around impact investing grew over the past decade, multiple initiatives and collaboratives emerged to examine how government could play a role in unlocking private capital for social good. Groups like the U.S. National Advisory Board on Impact Investing (NAB), the Accelerating Impact Investing Initiative (AI3), and US SIF have engaged in policy research and advocacy efforts to encourage federal action in support of impact investing.

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/ June 13, 2017 / Voices

Guest Blogger: Rachel Reilly Carroll, Associate Director for Impact Investing, Enterprise, 

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Lauren Stebbins / June 7, 2017 / Voices

On this date last year, 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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