Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Lindsay Li / June 8, 2018 / Stories

With the support of the Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital Program, LEAF has increased their capacity to provide one on one technical assistance to diverse small businesses in the greater Bosto

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/ June 8, 2018 / Stories

Cinnaire, a non-profit CDFI that provides creative loans, investments and development services, recently provided an $11.5 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support the new construction of a 350,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for EJ Group, Inc.

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Caitlin McShane / May 4, 2018 / Stories

You could say that every week is Small Business Week at Opportunity Fund. Every day, we work with inspiring entrepreneurs who have worked hard to build businesses that support themselves and their families. This week is national Small Business Week, and we use this time for a special celebration of all the hard-working small business owners, who support their families, hold up our economy, enrich our communities—and inspire us to do the work that we do!

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/ May 3, 2018 / Stories

Daddy’s Soul Food and Grille is located in Milwaukee’s west side on a busy urban street scattered with vacant store fronts. Open since the fall of 2014, Daddy’s has become a neighborhood destination as evidenced by its long lines during prime times.

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Katie Havlovic / May 2, 2018 / Stories

Advocating on behalf of the CDFI industry with your local policymakers is not just about showing how critical our work is to their community through Hill visits, it is also about building on their awareness when they are home and in the communities you serve.

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