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Lindsay Li / October 11, 2017 / Events

CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan delivered a keynote address to the OFN Conference on Thursday. Lisa Mensah, OFN President and CEO, introduced Director Donovan saying, “During times which are tough we need leaders like Annie to do what’s needed to increase economic opportunity.”

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/ October 3, 2017 / Newswire

Washington, D.C. (October 3, 2017)—The Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has established a plan for releasing updated program eligibility information based upon Census Bureau data from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey (ACS).

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/ September 28, 2017 / Newswire

Breakthrough bond issue provides the largest number of CDFIs access to Treasury Bond Program in a single bond issue.

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/ September 27, 2017 / Newswire

Washington, DC (September 27, 2017)—U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today that Treasury issued two guarantees totaling $245 million under the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Bond Guarantee Program.

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Katie Havlovic / September 21, 2017 / Policy

On September 19, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded $208.7 million in grants and loans to more than 300 community development financial institutions (CDFIs) through its fiscal year (FY) 2017 rounds of the CDFI Program and NACA Program, the l

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