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/ September 4, 2019 / Publications

OFN and Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation have released the 2018 Uplift America Fund Progress Report, which documents successes and lessons learned in the second year of the fund. OFN recently assumed the role of coordinating partner, helping the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation shepherd forward the program’s learnings, communications, and other efforts

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Sacha Adorno / May 21, 2019 / Stories

This is the third in a six-part series spotlighting CDFIs in the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Diverse Community Capital program network, funded with a $175 million commitment to help diverse small businesses grow. Every Tuesday for the next three weeks, we will publish a story and case study that highlight an innovative program or service of these CDFIs.

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Lindsay Li / May 8, 2016 / Voices

Lending, grant, and social capital to scale up lending to diverse small businesses

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Lauren Stebbins / May 8, 2016 / Voices

Getting a small business loan from the bank has always been particularly hard for women and minority business owners.

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