Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Katie Havlovic / July 27, 2017 / Policy

On July 26, the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee held a hearing where U.S.

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Anna Gomez / July 27, 2017 / Voices

Each summer, OFN interns have been outstanding additions to our two offices, and this year is no different. Our four interns share a passion for OFN’s work and a desire to grow the CDFI industry.

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Katie Havlovic / July 20, 2017 / Policy

There are only a few weeks left until August and while many of us may be heading for vacation, it is important to remember that August is a crucial month for advocacy.

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Dafina Williams / July 20, 2017 / Policy

On July 13, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) fiscal year (FY) 2018 Appropriations bill. The bill reduces the CDFI Fund’s budget from FY17 funding level of $248 million to $190 million, a decrease of 23 percent. The bill continues the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program (BGP) with $500 million in guarantee authority.

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Anna Gomez / July 19, 2017 / Voices

Each summer, OFN interns have been outstanding additions to our two offices, and this year is no different. Our four interns share a passion for OFN’s work and a desire to grow the CDFI industry.

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