Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ June 7, 2017 / Newswire

Opportunity Fund, an OFN Member CDFI, announced today that is has begun offering loans online to borrowers in 12 new states, in addition to increasing its investments in California’s small businesses.

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/ 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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