OFN is pleased to announce 13 new members have joined our network! We welcome the following CDFIs:

African Economic Development Solutions
Saint Paul, Minnesota

A loan fund working to build wealth and improve the African immigrant communities in the Twin Cities, AEDS focuses on business lending, entrepreneur training, and homeownership education.

Carolina Community Impact
Raleigh, North Carolina

A new CDFI loan fund focusing on business lending, CCI also provides asset- and credit-building techniques. CCI is an affiliate of Consumer Education Services, Inc.

Civic San Diego Economic Growth and Neighborhood Investment Fund
San Diego, California

A new CDFI loan fund working to support low-income census tracts through community and economic development, Civic San Diego's lending focuses on community services, business, and housing.

IRC’s Center for Economic Opportunity
San Diego, California

Part of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), CEO is a CDFI loan fund that works to provide upward economic mobility to low-income refugees and immigrants. IRC's CEO focuses on microenterprise and consumer lending as well as credit-building.

JUST Community
Austin, Texas

With a human and trust-based model, JUST makes microenterprise loans primarily to women entrepreneurs. This loan fund has served over 800 clients since launching in 2016.

Micro Enterprises Services of Oregon
Portland, Oregon

A loan fund with a focus on microenterprise, business, and commercial real estate lending, MESO was founded to help low-income individuals achieve economic security through entrepreneurship.

NACDC Financial Services, Inc.
Browning, Montana

NACDC is a Native CDFI loan fund focusing on all types of lending to people on or near Montana’s seven reservations.

Park Community Credit Union
Louisville, Kentucky

While founded in 1965, PCCU became a CDFI in 2019. PCCU is working to help make transformational investments and change in the communities it serves.

Piedmont Business Capital
Greensboro, North Carolina

PBC is a loan fund focusing on microenterprise lending, entrepreneurship, and business development.

Rural Investment Corporation
Lyons, Nebraska

Part of the Center for Rural Affairs, RIC is a loan fund focusing on business lending to low-income and Latino populations throughout Nebraska.

Triple Bottom Line Foundation
Denver, Colorado

TBL Fund is a loan fund providing financial products and services to low-income residents, with an emphasis on sustainability and energy efficiency. Through green retrofits, TBL Fund helps lower utility costs and protect the environment.

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Lending, Inc.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

The lending arm of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH), this loan fund focuses on housing to individuals, helping to make TCHFH a one-stop shop for home ownership and education.

Women’s Economic Ventures
Santa Barbara, California

WEV is a loan fund with an emphasis on microlending to low-income and Latino women entrepreneurs.

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Are you interested in joining OFN? We offer two ways to join:  

OFN members are performance-oriented CDFIs that finance community businesses and consumers, delivering both sound financial returns and real change. As an OFN member, CDFIs can leverage a network of more than 280 CDFIs to increase their impact and help shape the industry. Membership also offers discounts on OFN products and services, as well as access to members-only services.

OFN allies are organizations and individuals that share our mission and want to be active partners in the opportunity finance industry. Allies—which include CDFIs that do not meet our eligibility criteria—support our core purpose of aligning capital with social, economic, and political justice. Allies receive priority access to discounts, OFN resources, and enhanced access on CDFI Connect. 

 

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