Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ November 27, 2018 / Newswire

Citizens National Bank was recognized with a 2018 Community Impact Award on Nov. 6 at the 22nd annual CRA & Fair Lending Colloquium was held in Hollywood, Florida.

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/ November 27, 2018 / Newswire

Too many Americans live in communities without equitable access to healthy food. To help combat the issue, Reinvestment Fund is partnering with
the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to invest in healthy food projects that improve access, support jobs and

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Lindsay Li / November 27, 2018 / Voices

Today, we’re highlighting CNote, an OFN partner that leverages financial technology to remove some of the barriers to investing in community development. Co-founded by two women, the Oakland-based firm serves as an innovative capital source for CDFIs by unlocking retail and other non-traditional investment dollars. 

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Lance Loethen / November 20, 2018 / Publications

OFN Member CDFI Loan Funds that completed the FY 2017 Annual Member Survey (thank you!) received their FY 2017 Peer Comparison reports on Monday 11/19. Peer Comparisons use annual survey data to evaluate each CDFI’s key figures related to performance, financial composition, and staffing relative 

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/ November 20, 2018 / Newswire

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has published a final rule amending its regulation for the Federal Home Loan Banks' (FHLBanks) Affordable Housing Program (AHP).

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