OFN Ally Locator

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

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

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INDIVIDUALS

  • Frieda Adu-Brempong
  • Christina Anthony
  • Diana Anzaldua
  • Dawanda Asberry
  • Jeremy Avins
  • Matt Brewster
  • Jon Brownell
  • Walter Burlack
  • Catherine Burnett
  • Beehuei Chang
  • Michelle Chapman
  • Andrew Cooke
  • Theresa Cole
  • Alane Dent
  • Barbara Eckblad
  • Jed Emerson
  • David Fehrenbacher
  • Sandy Fernandez
  • Diana Gallardo
  • Jerome Garciano
  • Scott Geller
  • Jayne Giles
  • Jodine Gordon
  • Peter Gray
  • Sheila Greenlaw-Fink
  • Michael Griggs
  • Sandra Griggs
  • Alan Harris
  • Laurie Harris
  • Rob Hammock
  • Tracy Janowicz
  • Dawn Johnson
  • Tina Johnson
  • Kim LaFranchi
  • Bryan Lee
  • Retha Leno
  • Anne Lufkin
  • Margaret Lund
  • Fran Lutz
  • Elaine Magil
  • Tom Manning
  • Ritesh Mantravadi
  • Michael McCreless
  • Tracy McMillan
  • Erica Mills
  • Ray Mendoza
  • John Moukad
  • Brian Nagendra
  • Carol Naughton
  • David Noble
  • Laurie O'Brien
  • Francis Onukwue
  • Brian Payne
  • Paula Planthaber
  • Pam Porter
  • Emilee Powell
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Terrence Ratigan
  • Mark Regier
  • Kathy Rock
  • Cliff Rosenthal
  • Michael Schaaf
  • Martin Schuh
  • Todd Sears
  • Mohna Shah
  • Al Shehadi
  • Regan St. Pierre
  • Teleange' Thomas
  • Mary Vasys
  • Barbara Vohryzek
  • Lisa Wagner
  • Thomas Washburn
  • Marcella Willis
  • Ted Yoch
  • Sean Zielenbach
  • Organizations

    Northwest Area Foundation Ally Type: Organization
    St. Paul, MN

    Northwest Area Foundation

    Contact Name: Karla Miller
    Phone Number: 715.307.7977
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: https://www.nwaf.org/

    Services Offered:

    Description:

    Northwest Area Foundation funds champions of change who reflect the distinct cultural strengths of our region—Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and the 76 Native nations that share the same geography. We support community development financial institutions.

    Northwest Minnesota Foundation Ally Type: Organization
    Bemidji, MN

    Northwest Minnesota Foundation

    Contact Name: Diane Morey
    Phone Number: 218.759.2057
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: http://www.nwmf.org

    Services Offered:

    business lending, facilitation and participation in regional initiatives, grant making to non-profits and philanthropy

    Description:

    The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is a community foundation serving 12 counties in northwest Minnesota. Economic development activities include a business loan programs, the annual IDEA business competition, sub-host for the Northwest Small Business Development Center and many other initiatives that serve to strengthen the vitality and economic growth of the region. We are a CDFI and participate in the SBA microloan program, multiple USDA Rural Development loan programs and state of Minnesota loan programs.

    Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation Ally Type: Organization
    Stillwater, OK

    Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation

    Contact Name: Natalie Rohwer
    Phone Number: (405) 252-1012
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: http://www.okatfoundation.org/

    Services Offered:

    Assistive Technology acquisition for Oklahomans with disabilities through financial loans and financial education.

    Description:

    The Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT) assists Oklahomans with disabilities in getting the assistive technology or durable medical equipment they need.

    OkAT was incorporated in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. OkAT's primary mission is to improve access to and acquisition of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities of all ages. Assistive Technology (AT) is any item, device, or piece of equipment used to maintain or improve a person's capabilities, allowing them to function independently in recreation, education, employment, and daily living activities.

    OkAT provides AT through the following services:

          Financial loans for assistive technology and employment

          Smoke alarms and alert equipment for the hearing impaired

    These services are provided in partnership with Oklahoma ABLE Tech.

    If you need any information on this website in additional formats, please contact our staff at staff@okatfoundation.org or call 800.257.1705

    Philadelphia Accelerator Fund Ally Type: Organization
    Philadelphia, PA

    Philadelphia Accelerator Fund

    Contact Name: Gregory Heller
    Phone Number: 267.285.6831
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://phlfund.com/

    Services Offered:

    Financing Products

    Description:

    The Philadelphia Accelerator Fund (PAF) is a new investment vehicle to enable non-traditional financing products that support affordable housing and community development in the city of Philadelphia.

    PAF was established as a nonprofit corporation with a Board of Directors comprised of both public- and private-sector individuals. PAF will offer products tailored to market needs to fill funding gaps for projects that promote social impact and equitable neighborhood growth. The fund is planned to start making investments in Summer 2021

    REDF Impact Investing Fund Ally Type: Organization
    San Francisco, CA

    REDF Impact Investing Fund

    Contact Name: Emilie Linick
    Phone Number: (415) 561-6677
    Category: CDFI
    Website: https://redf.org/what-we-do/impact-lending/

    Services Offered:

    Loans combined with technical assistance to non-profit and for-profit employment social enterprises

    Description:

    Created in 2017 in response to demand for capital from employment social enterprises (ESEs), REDF Impact Investing Fund (RIIF) is a nonn-profit debt fund investing in double-bottom line enterprises providing quality jobs.

    Social enterprises working with populations with significant barriers to employment are not well-served by the commercial loan market and often lack access to flexible loan capital.  RIIF is demonstrating a model for how flexible loan terms combined with technical assistance can improve borrower performance and attract new sources of capital to ESEs.

    Target borrowers include non-profit and for-profit ESEs creating new employment opportunities for individuals experieincing barriers, and employers providing wraparound supports, access to training, and job retention support.  RIIF leverages 20+ years of venture philanthropy experience at REDF and is uniquely positioned to catalyze social enterprise growth and generate measurable impact for those facing barriers to employment.

    Religious Communities Investment Fund Ally Type: Organization
    Santa Fe, NM

    Religious Communities Investment Fund

    Contact Name: Sarah Geisler
    Phone Number: 505.372.7561
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: http://rcif.org/

    Services Offered:

    Investing in CDFI's.

    Description:

    The Religious Communities Impact Fund, RCIF, is a collaboration of over 30 Catholic women religious organizations creating an investment fund of nearly $14 million, of which two thirds is invested in CDFIs. Max 5 year term. Typically, interest rates range from 2-3.5%. Average investment is $100-250,000.

    Rende Progress Capital Ally Type: Organization
    Grand Rapids, MI

    Rende Progress Capital

    Contact Name: Eric Foster
    Phone Number: 616.558.3276
    Category:
    Website: https://www.rendeprogresscapital.com/

    Services Offered:

    Small Business Loans and Business Technical Assistance

    Description:

    Rende Progress Capital (RPC) is the nation's only racial equity Loan Fund and emerging Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) committed to economic equity by providing capital to Excluded Entrepreneurs. Located in Western Michigan, RPC is dedicated to conducting our racial equity-oriented small business lending and business technical assistance services to Excluded Entrepreneurs who are African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian-American, Native American and Immigrants who statistically face more financial barriers due to the documented racial wealth gap as well as barriers to conventional capital due to race, racial bias and other market place realities.

    Reynders McVeigh Capital Management Ally Type: Organization
    Boston, MA

    Reynders McVeigh Capital Management

    Contact Name: Carrie A. Endries, Ph.D.
    Phone Number: (617) 226-9999
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: http://www.reyndersmcveigh.com

    Services Offered:

    Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management's services include the research and selection of equity and fixed income instruments and the appropriate allocation of these assets, in combination with a cash reserve, for client portfolios. We also offer financial advice and assistance in the review and implementation of retirement and estate planning, as well as trust services and selected alternative impact investments. We tailor our advisory services to clients’ objectives, values and constraints. We assist the client in determining his or her appropriate investment and impact objectives, help set reasonable and responsible goals, and design an investment plan that meets the client’s needs.

    Description:

    Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management LLC. ("Reynders, McVeigh") is a socially responsible investment (“SRI”) management firm that provides tailored investment advice designed to meet clients’ long-term investment objectives. Charlton Reynders, III and Patrick McVeigh founded Reynders, McVeigh on November 21, 2005 on the belief that progressive thinking, rigorous fundamental research, careful portfolio management and social responsibility work together and lead to outperformance. The Firm's clientele include: high net-worth individuals; trusts, estates and charitable organizations; corporations and other businesses; pension and profit sharing plans; and investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (e.g., mutual funds).

    Scalia & Company, Inc. Ally Type: Organization
    Portland, ME

    Scalia & Company, Inc.

    Contact Name: Helen Scalia
    Phone Number: 207.329.3141
    Category: Consultant
    Website: http://www.scaliacompany.com/

    Services Offered:

    Planning, Strategic Capital Raising, CDFI Development, Leadership Coaching

    Description:

    Scalia & Co. works with CDFIs, community development corporations, community action agencies, tribal entities, and mission-driven organizations to plan, tell their stories, raise capital, make informed decisions, and take action.

    Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC Ally Type: Organization
    Jupiter, FL

    Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC

    Contact Name: Joanna Donohoe
    Phone Number: 516.748.2683
    Category: Consultant
    Website: http://www.7sistersconsulting.com

    Services Offered:

    Coaching, coalition building, facilitation, organizational capacity building, training and technical assistance, strategic planning

    Description:

    Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC is a national, for-profit consulting firm that offers culturally relevant and innovative strategies, services, and products that support systemic change.  Our team of community development specialists brings a broad range of experience to our work.  We plan, develop, and implement client-driven strategies.    We collaborate, partner, and consult with local nonprofit organizations, national intermediaries, coalitions, government agencies, housing authorities, lenders, private sector entities, community development financial institutions (CDFIs), and philanthropies.  The cornerstones of our work include: asset building, coaching, coalition building, curriculum development, customized training, evaluation, facilitation, financial capability, organizational capacity building, policy advocacy, and strategic planning.

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