Topics from Opportunity Zones to lending in Native communities were in the spotlight at the western regional meeting of CDFIs that was held on July 18 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch.
South Dakota’s rural CDFIs collaborate often to help businesses in small towns to grow. One example is Tulare Country Meats, a locker and custom meat processor in the small town of Tulare, SD.
Charles J. Moore, founder and president of The Banc Funds Company, guest-authored a thought piece for Impact Alpha on the impact of a community bank on the community it serves. He writes, "Community growth, community prosperity, and bank success go hand-in-hand.
For the second consecutive year, Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) was recognized as ‘Best for the World’—for creating exceptionally positive impacts through its business operations.