Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

 

Lance Loethen / January 24, 2019 / Publications

In December 2018, OFN released the 20th edition of its Opportunity Finance Institutions: Side by Side publication, an annual reference guide for CDFI industry practitioners, investors, and others interested in assessing the opportunity finance industry’s activity and performance.

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Lance Loethen / November 20, 2018 / Publications

OFN Member CDFI Loan Funds that completed the FY 2017 Annual Member Survey (thank you!) received their FY 2017 Peer Comparison reports on Monday 11/19. Peer Comparisons use annual survey data to evaluate each CDFI’s key figures related to performance, financial composition, and staffing relative 

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Donna Fabiani / November 16, 2018 / Publications

How are job seekers—particularly workers facing challenges in the labor market—assets that can drive innovation and build employers’ competitiveness?

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Lindsay Li / November 1, 2018 / Publications

OFN strongly supports the effort to collect nationwide information on diverse small businesses through the Federal Reserve Banks 2018 Small Business Credit Survey. We encourage CDFIs to help inform the survey by involving your small business borrowers, especially those that tend to be under-repre

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