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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...

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/ August 28, 2019 / Newswire

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.

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/ June 4, 2018 / Newswire

USDA is Partnering with Native Community Development Financial Institutions

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/ May 28, 2018 / Newswire

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced today that USDA has made the first disbursement of loan funds under the Community Facilities (CF) Re-Lending program.
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/ July 7, 2017 / Newswire

(July 2017) The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), a nonprofit, mission-driven, alternative lender, has been awarded a $1 million financing package from USDA Rural Development’s Intermediary Relending Program (IRP).

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