Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ 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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Lindsay Li / March 8, 2018 / Stories

In Denver, Colorado, affordable housing got a solar boost when investments made through the Enterprise Community Loan Fund’s Impact Note were used to provide a 15-year loan of $2.45 mil

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/ January 30, 2018 / Stories

“All we want is a functional building to serve people—that’s it. It sounds so simple.

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Lindsay Li / January 5, 2018 / Stories

Hakim Hampton of H&M Janitorial was looking for a fresh start for his business. He had a few contracts and needed capital to purchase new equipment, but first he had to get his credit in order.

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