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RE: SSBCI

Mon, 2021-05-17 11:44
From : Communities>>Open Forum
James I would love to see your paper. jim@vestedin.org ------------------------------ James Burnett Executive Director West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution Philadelphia PA 215-452-0100 ------------------------------

RE: Member Monday

Mon, 2021-05-17 10:32
From : Communities>>Open Forum
In this week's Member Monday , we would like to highlight the work of Arcata Economic Development Corporation (AEDC). AEDC was created in 1978 to provide loans and support to entrepreneurial, innovative business and community endeavors. Commercial loans can finance up to 90% of an overall project to support business acquisitions, inventory, equipment, working capital or real estate. In 2020 alone, AEDC has created over 633 full time jobs and loaned $4.9 million Their latest success story is a 27,400 [More]

RE: SSBCI

Mon, 2021-05-17 10:06
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Would love to see your concept paper! Brett Doney Great Falls Montana Development Authority High Plains Financial Direct Mobile 1-406-750-2119 Untame Your Entrepreneurial Spirit in Great Falls Montana Grow GreatFallsMontana.org Follow us on social media: Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter Connect with me on LinkedIn ! Click here to get the latest regional business news delivered to your inbox with the Great Falls Top Ten! For resources, virtual live meetups, and learning opportunities [More]

SSBCI

Sun, 2021-05-16 15:30
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Hi, Everyone, I'd hoping to connect with others about SSBCI.  In particular I'm interested in peoples thoughts about new provisions for assisting "very small businesses" and providing "technical assistance."  We've prepared a concept paper around these provisions and I'd be happy to circulate.  Thanks. James Yagley Founder and CEO Fafnir Lab Detroit, MI ------------------------------ James Yagley Founder and CEO Fafnir Detroit MI ------------------------------

RE: Metro 2 Reporting

Fri, 2021-05-14 16:23
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Hyder, I don't know of a "converter" program per se, in part because the the Metro II file contains a lot of information that your system may not ask for, therefore there may not be enough info collect to 'convert.'  Hope this makes sense. For whatever it's worth, our system Loan Servicing Software | The Mortgage Office has built in credit reporting, so you can upload directly to the bureaus or to the CBA.  I'm sure other systems out there do the same. Hope this helps. ------------------------------ [More]

RE: CDFI Opportunity - King County Early Learning Facilities Intermediary RFP

Fri, 2021-05-14 11:11
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Jaclyn: I shared your RFP with Seattle Credit Union- the largest CDFI headquartered in King County. ------------------------------ Jamie (Chase) Strayer Executive Producer Opportunity Knock j.strayer@theopportunityknocks.com www.theopportunityknocks.com ------------------------------

RE: Friedman Associates selected by National Urban League to Design and Build its CDFI

Fri, 2021-05-14 10:04
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Wow,  . . . .   Well done Jason & team,  that is a remarkable result ! Kind Regards,   Jeremy Meadowcroft Investment Manager finance-for-enterprise.co.uk West Yorkshire, England U.K.             ------------------------------ Jeremy Meadowcroft Nr Higher Logics Community Contacts (CDFI CONNECT - DO NOT DELETE) Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Great Britain +44 (0) 7818 070105 ------------------------------

CDFI Opportunity - King County Early Learning Facilities Intermediary RFP

Thu, 2021-05-13 19:12
From : Communities>>Open Forum
​Sharing this new opportunity to help grow access to early learning facilities in King County, WA!  Here is a link to King County Department of Community and Human Services blog announcement: https://dchsblog.com/2021/05/13/new-pstaa-funding-opportunity-seeking-community-development-financial-institutions-to-oversee-general-child-care-facilities-fund/ Here is the short summary info: The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) Housing, Homelessness and Community Development [More]

RE: Metro 2 Reporting

Thu, 2021-05-13 12:17
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Good morning, When I used to work on a program like this a few years ago, I think I used DownHome Solutions but I'm not completely sure. There aren't any suggestions on CBA's website? -Esther Esther James Communications & Responsible Business - Community Relations Specialist Mobile 281-543-4022 esther.james@bbva.com TX-HO-HT-CRR - 2200 Post Oak Blvd, Floor 21, Houston, TX 7705 6 Before you print this message please consider if it is really necessary. Antes de imprimir este mensaje, por favor comprueba [More]

RE: Metro 2 Reporting

Thu, 2021-05-13 10:29
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Hi Hyder, LoanWell's platform can export Metro 2 file format and our customers commonly report through CBA. Additionally, we are an end-to-end system for origination and servicing if you are interested in consolidating systems. CBA's Reporter offering may support programmatic integrations but would require using a servicing platform that can do it. https://creditbuildersalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/CBA-Reporter-Service-with-Pricing_2020.pdf ------------------------------ Philip Tester [More]

RE: Friedman Associates selected by National Urban League to Design and Build its CDFI

Thu, 2021-05-13 10:17
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Congratulations Sir! Phenomenal Achievement. ------------------------------ Kevin Davis Opportunity and Lending Officer Rende Progress Capital Grand Rapids MI ------------------------------

RE: Metro 2 Reporting

Thu, 2021-05-13 09:51
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Hello Hyder: Our software not only provides a Metro 2 file but also provides robust loan management platform. Additionally, we have worked with CBA for a number of years. You can check out our product at https://downhomesolutions.com/ Regards, Brad McBride, Director-Administration & Technical Support Services (877) 800-4476, (206) 634-0884, Fax (206) 634-0885 3971 Evanston Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103 Sent with Shift

RE: Metro 2 Reporting

Thu, 2021-05-13 09:34
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Not sure if there is an export platform to feed CBA. Our product, the Exceptional Assistant - TEA has had the capability for a very long time. Working with CBA to get this info uploaded is a great move. Contact me if you want a look. ------------------------------ Paul Hodgert Sales and Consulting CommonGoals Software Prescott ON 1-800-354-5152 Ext. 224 ------------------------------

RE: Technical Assistance - T/A to Micro-Enterprises

Thu, 2021-05-13 09:11
From : Communities>>Open Forum
I sent you an email, Benneth. ------------------------------ Amber Cordoba Director of Business Education and Consulting Services PRESTAMOS CDFI Amber.cordoba@cplc.org ------------------------------

Metro 2 Reporting

Wed, 2021-05-12 19:34
From : Communities>>Open Forum
We are in the process of becoming a reporter with CBA (Credit Builder's Alliance) however our servicing software (LendingFront) doesn't have Metro 2 capabilities. Does anyone use a third party platform to convert account data to Metro 2 for reporting and if so how do you like it? ------------------------------ Hyder Shuja Credit Analyst Pacific Community Ventures Oakland CA 5622983524 ------------------------------

Request for Services

Wed, 2021-05-12 11:10
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Dear Colleagues - we are are seeking to partner with a professional experienced in analyzing capital flows and capital gaps in a particular region or community. Any leads or referrals would be appreciated. Thanks! ------------------------------ Jason Friedman President and CEO Friedman Associates 319.341.3556 jasonj@friedmanassociates.net www.friedmanassociates.net ------------------------------

RE: Technical Assistance - T/A to Micro-Enterprises

Wed, 2021-05-12 10:13
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Hello Benneth.  Credit Builders Alliance (https://creditbuildersalliance.org/) is a great resource for credit information and training. ------------------------------ Susan Brown CAMEO Microlending Specialist Business and Community Development Susan Brown Consulting 530-925-2530 ------------------------------

RE: Friedman Associates selected by National Urban League to Design and Build its CDFI

Tue, 2021-05-11 16:03
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Jason, great news. Good for you and your team. ------------------------------ Belinda Turner-DuBois CEED Lending Program Manager Program Manager Livonia MI CEED Lending-Great Lakes WBC ------------------------------

RE: Rapid Response Program

Tue, 2021-05-11 13:50
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Dawn: Thank you for posing this question. Most all of our clients are asking the same. It will be interesting to see what the federal government views as "rapid." ------------------------------ Jamie Strayer Founder, CU Strategic Planning Executive Producer, Opportunity Knocks j.strayer@theopportunityknocks.com www.theopportunityknocks.com ------------------------------

RE: Underwriting software

Tue, 2021-05-11 13:15
From : Communities>>Open Forum
Hi Caprice! We had pre-existing custom loan documents for each of our products prior to integrating with Lenderfit which we have continued to use with some minor changes. I'm not certain, but I believe that the last time I touched base with the Lenderfit team, they were exploring the possibility of offering Loan Doc templates for clients. Definitely worth checking out. Do you have a wide variety of loan products that frequently require new document creation? Vanessa -- Vanessa Koenigsmark Senior [More]

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