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Jamal Habibi / September 24, 2020 / Policy

On September 24, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded $204.1 million in grants and loans to 397 community development financial institutions (CDFIs) through its fiscal year (FY) 2020 round of the CDFI Program and Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program...

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Mary Scott Hardwick / September 24, 2020 / Policy

The CDFI Fund has released the Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA) for the 2020 Calendar Year (CY) round of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program. Up to $5 billion in tax credit allocation authority is available in the 2020 round, a more than 40 percent increase over last year....

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / September 1, 2020 / Policy

On August 27, the CDFI Fund’s Community Advisory Board held a virtual meeting where OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah spoke to the group, joining leaders from other CDFI membership associations on a...

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