Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ December 1, 2016 / Newswire

Today, Octavio Blanco of CNN Money took a look at the negative impact that short-term financing—known as merchant cash advances—have on small businesses, and the alternative solutions that CDFIs provide.

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Beth Lipson / August 24, 2016 / Voices

CDFIs are high-impact investors that boldly bring innovative and transformative capital to the hardest to serve markets.

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Lindsay Li / July 29, 2016 / Newswire

This week CDT makes a record donation for single family housing in Detroit. The HUD and DOJ awarded $8.7MM to prevent and end homelessness, and more!

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Lindsay Li / July 15, 2016 / Newswire

This week Enterprise Community Investment announced it has syndicated $14.75 million in low-income housing tax credit equity provided by investor American Express to help finance the $29 million, 70-unit development close to public transportation in Denver.

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Seth Julyan / June 27, 2016 / Events

On Wednesday, CDFIs and mission-driven lenders and allies will meet at OFN’s annual Western regional meeting to discuss challenges and opportunities as we embark on the second half of 2016.

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