Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Lindsay Li / July 1, 2016 / Newswire

The USDA has announced a new funding opportunity for CDFIs: "This year for the first time, the USDA’s Community Facilities (CF) Loan program is open to CDFIs and other community l

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Lindsay Li / June 10, 2016 / Newswire

This week OFN launched Venturize, a new resource that will assist small business owners with tools and information to help them make better borrowing decisions; MacArthur Foundation calls for proposals for a $100MM competition to solve critic

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Lindsay Li / May 24, 2016 / Stories

Winnemucca, a small city in north central Nevada, has a growing senior citizen population and few affordable places for them to live. Helping to meet the demand for quality, affordable housing for seniors is the Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) and Nevada Rural Housing, Inc. (NRHI).

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Lindsay Li / May 20, 2016 / Newswire

This week, 50 cities were selected for the Invest Health initiative, income inequality was viewed through a rural lens, PCDC was recognized for leadership, and more!

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Lindsay Li / May 19, 2016 / Stories

The historic Apache Railway, which has operated since 1917 and serves as a critical piece of infrastructure in rural Arizona, was on the brink of closure.

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