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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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/ 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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