OFN Ally Locator

  • OFN Allies actively support OFN’s mission and the important

  • work we do on behalf of the opportunity finance industry.

Ally Locator



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  • Joaquin Altoro
  • Adian Chorley
  • Sheila Cuddy
  • Catherine Dolan
  • Eric Foster
  • Shelia Greenlaw-Fink
  • Mary Houghton
  • Timothy Johnson
  • Mary Ellen Judah
  • Jeff Kelly
  • Kendra Key
  • Marsha Krassner
  • Margaret Lund
  • Francis Lutz
  • Elaine Magil
  • Tom Manning
  • Jerry McGaughy
  • Robert McKean
  • George Mensah
  • John Moukad
  • Jyothi Narayan
  • Cheryl Neas
  • Susan Newton-Rhodes
  • Paula Planthaber
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Denise Rinear
  • David Roddick
  • Cliff Rosenthal
  • Helen Scalia
  • Travis Stegall
  • Michael Sullivan
  • Norman E. Taylor
  • Sima Thakkar
  • Rosa Rios Valdez
  • Jennifer Vasiloff
  • Mary Vasys
  • Sridevi (Shree) Veeramachaneni
  • Stacie Whisonant
  • Sean Zielenbach
  • Organizations

    Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Micro Finance Group Ally Type: Organization
    Chicago, IL

    Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Micro Finance Group

    Contact Name: Erica King
    Phone Number: (773) 341-2072
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://www.cnimfg.org

    Services Offered:

    • Loans to start-up businesses up to $25,000
    • Loans to established businesses up to $50,000
    • Specific loan programs for local retail businesses
    • The loans may be used for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, working capital, equipment, inventory, improvements to business space, business acquisition.


    Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Micro Finance Group (CNIMFG), a 501 c (3) not-for-profit, CDFI and SBA Intermediary Micro Lender was created to supply microloans up to $50,000 and technical assistance in order to encourage small business development in underserved communities throughout the metropolitan Chicago area. Its initiatives are part of a larger comprehensive revitalization effort, designed by its parent company Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI) to serve as a Catalyst for Neighborhood Improvement though engagement with community partners, impactful real estate development and by providing access to capital for neighborhood businesses.

    City of Richmond - Department of Economic and Community Development Ally Type: Organization
    Richmond, VA

    City of Richmond - Department of Economic and Community Development

    Contact Name: Ron Johnson
    Phone Number:
    Category: Other
    Website: http://yesrichmondva.com/

    Services Offered:


    Cleveland Housing Network, Inc. Ally Type: Organization
    Cleveland, OH

    Cleveland Housing Network, Inc.

    Contact Name: Kevin Nowak
    Phone Number:
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: http://www.chnnet.com/

    Services Offered:


    Community Business Partnership Ally Type: Organization
    Springfield, VA

    Community Business Partnership

    Contact Name: Gregory Pickett
    Phone Number: 703-768-1440
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://www.cbponline.org

    Services Offered:

    • Microloans
    • SBA Referral Partner
    • Business Advisory
    • Social Enterprise Development


    We help small businesses start and grow. Our mission is to be the premier provider of full spectrum educational and support services to small businesses in Fairfax County and beyond; enabling them to make a significant contribution to a vibrant local economy. Our Core Business Community Business Partnership (CBP) provides education, technical assistance, business incubation services, access to capital and networking opportunities. Our Clients We serve potential and existing small business owners to include socially and economically disadvantaged individuals including minorities, women and the disabled - primarily located in Northern Virginia. Our Impact We empower our clients by providing access to resources in order to fulfill their dreams, to provide for their financial security as well as that of their families, and to contribute to the economic growth of their communities. We also help our strategic partners meet business development and regulatory objectives aimed at providing economic growth and stability for the region. Over the past decade Community Business Partnership has grown to include 5 distinct programs: The Virginia Women’s Business Center, the South Fairfax Small Business Development Center, the Business Finance Center (CDFI) and the Business Incubation Center, and the Veterans Business Outreach Center. Please click on the logos below to learn more about the individual programs, or attend our free one hour orientation.

    Community Enterprise Development Services Ally Type: Organization
    Aurora, CO

    Community Enterprise Development Services

    Contact Name: Deo Dhungel
    Phone Number: 720.235.0353
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: http://cedsfinance.org/

    Services Offered:

    Micro loans


    CEDS supports the American Dream of financial self-sufficiency, by assisting refugees, immigrants, and low to moderate income people in Metro Denver who desire to own or strengthen businesses, develop assets, and empower themselves financially. Provides Microloans including Islamic Compliant debt.

    Community Investment Associates Ally Type: Organization
    Ipswich, MA

    Community Investment Associates

    Contact Name: Michael Schaaf
    Phone Number:
    Category: Consultant
    Website: http://communityinvestment.net/

    Services Offered:


    Community LendingWorks Ally Type: Organization
    Springfield, OR

    Community LendingWorks

    Contact Name: Lynn Meyer
    Phone Number: 541-345-0446
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://www.communitylendingworks.org

    Services Offered:

    Consumer & Small Business Lending


    Community LendingWorks is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides access to capital, and asset building services that help people work their way toward financial stability. We pair consumer and small business loans with technical assistance to ensure our borrowers are successful. CLW is based in the Willamette Valley, but can lend to any business or person in Oregon.

    Consulting for Change Ally Type: Organization
    Philadelphia, PA

    Consulting for Change

    Contact Name: Adina Abramowitz
    Phone Number: 215-247-1544
    Category: Consultant
    Website: http://www.consultingforchange.com

    Services Offered:

    1. Strategic and operational planning
    2. Market Analysis
    3. Organizational Assessment
    4. Approach to impact data collection and assessment
    5. Financial projections


    Consulting for Change is a management consulting firm focused on CDFIs and other community development organizations. We strive to help CDFIs maximize their impact, market responsiveness and efficiency.

    Consumer Education Services Inc Ally Type: Organization
    Raleigh, NC

    Consumer Education Services Inc

    Contact Name: Michael Croxson
    Phone Number: 919.861.5830
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: https://www.cesisolutions.org

    Services Offered:

    Financial Counseling, Credit Counseling, Housing Counseling


    CU Strategic Planning Ally Type: Organization
    Tacoma, WA

    CU Strategic Planning

    Contact Name: Stacy Augustine
    Phone Number: (253) 200-0418
    Category: Consultant
    Website: http://www.creditunionstrategicplanning.com

    Services Offered:

    • CDFI certification
    • CDFI grant writing
    • CDFI compliance reporting
    • Strategic planning with a focus on credit unions serving low income markets
    • Product, partnership and policy consulting
    • Loan growth consulting
    • CDFI staff training
    • Participatory action research helping credit unions understand the needs of their markets
    • Nonprofit network services for those credit unions wishing to apply for grants only available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits


    CU Strategic Planning works with credit unions to help them become certified as a CDFI, apply for CDFI grants, and comply with CDFI grant and certification reporting requirements. We help credit unions become better, more authentic CDFIs by assisting credit unions in embracing their cooperative roots and better understanding the CDFI business model.


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