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
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.
USDA is Partnering with Native Community Development Financial Institutions
(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).