Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Donna Fabiani / January 13, 2017 / Publications

Income inequality has emerged as one of the top economic development issues in the United States since the Great Recession.

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Chris Bell / December 1, 2016 / Publications

OFN's 18th edition of Side by Side is now available. This annual reference guide for CDFI industry practitioners and investors provides key insights into the opportunity finance industry’s activity and performance.

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Donna Fabiani / July 25, 2016 / Voices

At a recent meeting of CDFIs in New England, three young entrepreneurs spoke about how CDFIs were enabling them to pursue their dreams. A young couple spoke about obtaining a mortgage to purchase farm land to expand their small organic farming business.

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Paige Chapel, President & CEO, Aeris / July 20, 2016 / Voices

If you work in community development finance, lately you may have sensed growing interest from newcomers to our corner of the financial sector.

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Lindsay Li / July 18, 2016 / Voices

"For 30 years, high-impact CDFI investments have provided people in disinvested and underserved communities with access to responsible, affordable finance.

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