At the OFN Conference this year we invite you to help us demonstrate how CDFIs and other mission-driven lenders #LendWhereItCounts! Together we can elevate the stories of the amazing people and places positively impacted by the work CDFIs are doing around the nation. 

OFN will showcase your CDFI success stories in a multitude of ways—including posters, slide shows, and via our social media campaign. We encourage all OFN members and allies to participate in whatever way they can. 

Here are three ways your CDFI can take part in the action: 

Option 1. Submit a Borrower Success Story 
Share the success story of a borrower your CDFI has supported with financing. Please submit the details in our story uploader by September 18.  

Option 2. Submit a Borrower Photo   
Don’t have time to submit a story? Simply send a high resolution photo (minimum 150 dpi) of your borrower, along with a signed release form, to Caroline Valvardi, OFN’s senior associate of strategic communications, at by September 18. 

Option 3. Share on Social Media How You #LendWhereItCounts 

Starting on October 18 OFN will launch a week-long #LendWhereItCounts social media campaign and we hope you will participate! Get ready to feature your borrowers and/or CDFI staff on social media. We will provide you with a customizable graphic (coming soon) and suggest that you use the Conference hashtags #LendWhereItCounts and #OFNConf. More details to come! 

Learn more about the OFN Conference on our event website. To help us promote the Conference, download our Conference graphics for your own use on social media. 


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