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Dafina Williams / October 14, 2020 / Policy

More than a decade after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is moving towards a rulemaking process to implement Section 1071 of the financial reform legislation that governs small business lending data collection and reporting.

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/ September 11, 2020 / Newswire

On September 3, the City of Oakland and OFN member Working Solutions announced the disbursement of $1.375 million in emergency grants to 275 low-income small business owners in Oakland to help them weather the COVID-19 crisis, as...

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/ September 8, 2020 / Newswire

OFN member Pacific Community Ventures (PCV), a 22-year-old impact investor focused on job-creating small business, has been working hard to stay available to small and minority-owned businesses throughout the COVID-19 crisis...

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/ July 14, 2020 / Newswire

On June 16 and 17, OFN held its ninth annual—but first-ever virtual—Small Business Finance Forum for more than 800 mission-driven lenders, partners, and other advocates. OFN's largest Forum to date, this year’s event focused on ensuring a shared...

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