The Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry course is designed for practitioners who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the basics of the opportunity finance industry, which provides financing and financial services to low-income, low-wealth, and other people and communities underserved by mainstream finance. 

This three-day course is jointly offered by the Center for Impact Finance at the University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy and Opportunity Finance Network (OFN). Upon completion of the course, participants will earn a Certificate in Community Development Finance.

This year's course will take place March 25-27, 2020, at OFN member Self-Help in Durham, NC. A limited number of partial tuition scholarships are available through the generous support of BB&T. The scholarship application deadline is February 7.

For more details and to register, visit the Fundamentals Course website. This course has sold out every year so early registration is recommended! The registration deadline in February 29.

Additionally, the Carsey School of Public Policy is proud to offer eligible employees and board members of OFN and OFN member CDFIs a $2,500 Education Award to pursue a Master in Community Development Policy and Practice degree, available at the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy. Learn more in the program flyer.

 

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