From Left to Right: Anna Foote, Southeast Regional Director, On the Rise Financial Center; Michelle Parker, Federation Program Officer; Sandy Headley, Vice President, Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs; and Deirdra Cox, President, Community Sustainability Enterprise.
Small business financing is tough, and if you’re a cooperative, it can seem especially unattainable. Finding the right solution for financing a co-op is different every time, and often depends on a variety of factors, such as industry, size, co-op type, and transaction type.
Today OFN congratulated and recognized Laurie Curran, VP of Accounting, for 20 years of service at OFN. Starting as a bookkeeper, Laurie has made many contributions to OFN as she has steadily increased her responsibilities.
The Prosperity Now Scorecard, a comprehensive resource for data on household financial health and policy recommendations was released earlier this year.
Increasingly, place-focused foundations seek to have greater impact in their communities by considering options beyond traditional grantmaking to address critical issues like availability