Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ 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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/ December 6, 2018 / Newswire

Additional $100 million already pledged to continue support; latest funding serves rural and urban communities in Nebraska, California, New York and more.

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Beth Lipson / December 4, 2018 / Voices

In October, I joined some members of the OFN Financial Services team (Lisa Wright, Senior Vice President, Financial Services; and Max Gritzuk, Vice President, Financial Services;) to visit our Member, Southern Bancorp & Southern Bancorp Commu

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Dafina Williams / November 28, 2018 / Policy

More than three weeks after the hotly contested 2018 midterm elections, the 116th Congress, its leadership, and committee membership are starting to take shape and one thing is quite clear: the House and Senate will look quite different in January 2019. 

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Debby Stefaniak / November 28, 2018 / Newswire

OFN is once more partnering with Landit to support a cohort of CDFI women in an exciting opportunity to advance their career paths. With generous support from Morgan Stanley, OFN will offer this unique experience to a second cohort of CDFI women professionals.

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