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/ June 20, 2017 / Newswire

The CDFI Fund recently issued the following call for community and economic development practitioners to serve as New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program reviewers:

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Liz Lopez / June 13, 2017 / Policy

On June 12, the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee held a hearing, during which U.S.

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Katie Havlovic / May 25, 2017 / Policy

From May 16-17, 82 OFN Members and Allies from 59 CDFIs across the country came to D.C. to participate in OFN’s 2017 Advocacy Day. This year was our largest Advocacy Day yet, and we could not have done it without the enthusiasm and dedication from our Advocacy Day participants.

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Liz Lopez / May 19, 2017 / Policy

Next week will be a busy one in our nation’s capital as the White House releases the full FY18 budget proposal and administration officials testify before Congress about the budget proposal. Below is a recap of what to watch for next week.

Tuesday, May 23

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Lina Page / May 19, 2017 / Events

On May 17, after the close of a successful Advocacy Day, OFN staff, Members, Board, and special guests gathered to celebrate CDFIs and welcome OFN’s new President and CEO Lisa Mensah to OFN. Gene Ludwig, founder of Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company, hosted the D.C.

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