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Sacha Adorno / June 4, 2019 / Voices

This is the fifth in a six-part series spotlighting CDFIs in the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Diverse Community Capital program network, funded with a $175 million commitment to help diverse small businesses grow, through a story and case study that highlight an innovative program or service of these CDFIs.  

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Sacha Adorno / May 28, 2019 / Voices

This is the fourth in a six-part series spotlighting CDFIs in the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Diverse Community Capital program network, funded with a $175 million commitment to help diverse small businesses grow. 

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Sacha Adorno / April 17, 2019 / Voices

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.

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/ April 10, 2019 / Voices

In an article entitled “A Hole in our Vision: Race, Gender, and Justice in Community Development” Nancy O.

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/ December 7, 2018 / Voices

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). 

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