The new year is a time for CDFIs to review their landscapes for opportunities, challenges, and potential partnerships. So many gaps exist in the financing markets, but every issue presents its own set of obstacles.
From ways to network and engage with OFN and peers in the CDFI industry to opportunities to dig deep on the biggest issues impacting community development finance, here is a roundup of posted events happening in 2018 your CDFI might want to attend.
January 8, 2018 (Minneapolis, MN)—Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF) has announced a new partnership with U.S. Bank to deliver a new solution for connecting small business borrowers with responsible lending opportunities across the country.
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.
January 2, 2018 (Roanoke, VA)—Wells Fargo announced it has donated a 105-year old former bank to Virginia Community Capital (VCC).