Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ February 12, 2018 / Voices

Recently, OFN’s Lisa Mensah was a panelist at the NEXUS USA 2018 Summit, a gathering of young philanthropists, impact investors, and CDFI allies—including family business members, successful entrepreneurs, and inspiring social change leaders

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Lindsay Li / February 12, 2018 / Voices

Last week, Urban Institute convened an online debate titled Meeting Community Needs: The Promise of Community Development Financial Institutions.

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Lindsay Li / February 7, 2018 / Voices

Happening now!

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Vicky Stein / February 7, 2018 / Voices

CWN is an independent, women-led, volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of women who work for CDFIs or for organizations that support the Community Development Finance industry. CWN creates opportunities for members to connect, share, and learn from each other to foster their professional success. We seek to mentor emerging practitioners and commit to being a diverse and inclusive organization that reflects the industry and the communities and people we serve.  

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Lindsay Li / January 25, 2018 / Voices

This year, for the first time ever, MBA students across the country are grappling with the idea of the future of the CDFI industry thanks to the MIT Sloan “Community Finance Challenge,” 

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