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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / September 1, 2020 / Policy

On August 27, the CDFI Fund’s Community Advisory Board held a virtual meeting where OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah spoke to the group, joining leaders from other CDFI membership associations on a...

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / August 10, 2020 / Policy


OFN is very disappointed that COVID relief negotiations between Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration have broken down, especially as the health and economic impacts of the pandemic continue to disproportionately affect low-income communities and communities of color.

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/ July 15, 2020 / Policy

On July 15, the CDFI Fund announced $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations through the 2019 allocation round to 76 community development entities (...

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Dafina Williams / July 8, 2020 / Policy

On July 8, the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee approved its FY 2021 appropriations bill which includes $...

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