Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Katie Havlovic / July 20, 2017 / Policy

There are only a few weeks left until August and while many of us may be heading for vacation, it is important to remember that August is a crucial month for advocacy.

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Dafina Williams / July 20, 2017 / Policy

On July 13, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) fiscal year (FY) 2018 Appropriations bill. The bill reduces the CDFI Fund’s budget from FY17 funding level of $248 million to $190 million, a decrease of 23 percent. The bill continues the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program (BGP) with $500 million in guarantee authority.

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/ June 29, 2017 / Newswire

The CDFI Fund today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2017 funding round for the Capital Magnet Fund. 

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/ June 20, 2017 / Newswire

The CDFI Fund recently issued the following call for community and economic development practitioners to serve as New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program reviewers:

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Liz Lopez / June 13, 2017 / Policy

On June 12, the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee held a hearing, during which U.S.

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