OFN spoke with Debra Schwartz, Managing Director of Impact Investments at MacArthur, about catalytic capital and the recently launched Catalytic Capital Consortium: what it means, where it works, to whom it’s geared, and where CDFIs fit in.
In an article entitled “A Hole in our Vision: Race, Gender, and Justice in Community Development” Nancy O.
For over a decade, CDFIs have worked to improve equity in access to healthy food and economic opportunity in urban and rural communities nationwide. This year, with support from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Reinvestment Fund is pleased to share news of the availability of $1.8 million in financial and technical assistance for healthy food retail projects through the national Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI).
In October, I joined some members of the OFN Financial Services team (Lisa Wright, Senior Vice President, Financial Services; and Max Gritzuk, Vice President, Financial Services;) to visit our Member, Southern Bancorp & Southern Bancorp Commu