Jeremy Nowak was a visionary who worked tirelessly to create equitable communities. Jeremy headed Reinvestment Fund from 1985 to 2011, and during that time, reimagined what it means to organize people, capital, data, and capacity in service of a more equitable future.
Recently Reinvestment Fund President and CEO Donald Hinkle-Brown published an article explaining how CDFIs and other community lenders can use data and research to target investments in ways that create real impact.
On August 27, Philadelphia-based OFN member Reinvestment Fund announced $1.8 million in financial and technical assistance awards to 23 projects through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) inaugural grants program.
For over a decade, CDFIs have worked to improve equity in access to healthy food and economic opportunity in urban and rural communities nationwide. This year, with support from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Reinvestment Fund is pleased to share news of the availability of $1.8 million in financial and technical assistance for healthy food retail projects through the national Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI).