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/ September 14, 2018 / Newswire

September 12, 2018 (New York, NY) – JPMorgan Chase today announced the creation of AdvancingCities, a new $500 million, five-year initiative to drive inclusive growth and create greater economic opportunity in cities across the world.

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/ September 4, 2018 / Newswire

Earlier this summer, the CDFI Fund announced that it was integrating award recipient reporting into the Award Management Information System (AMIS). I am very happy to report that the transition is now complete and the Community Investment Impact System (CIIS), is officially retired.

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/ September 4, 2018 / Newswire

A new study from the North Carolina Poverty Research Fund shows that redlining from the 1930s has echoes in today's gentrification pattern in Durham, NC.

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/ September 4, 2018 / Newswire

Noelle St.Clair, Community Development Advisor and Outreach Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, posted a new article on the ImpactPHL blog, where she writes "Although community development finance has primarily built its foundation around real estate investing, we have learned that in

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/ September 2, 2018 / Newswire

CoVantage Credit Union was recently awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund. CDFI grants help mission-driven financial institutions like CoVantage support economically disadvantaged communities.

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