Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Liz Lopez / August 3, 2017 / Policy

Advocate on behalf of our industry—join OFN Conference attendees on September 26 for CDFIsInvest on the Hill! As Congress works on the FY18 budget, they need to hear from constituents like you who know first-hand about CDFI's impact and why programs like the CDFI Fund should be preserved.

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Katie Havlovic / July 27, 2017 / Policy

On July 26, the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee held a hearing where U.S.

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Anna Gomez / July 27, 2017 / Voices

Each summer, OFN interns have been outstanding additions to our two offices, and this year is no different. Our four interns share a passion for OFN’s work and a desire to grow the CDFI industry.

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Sacha Adorno / May 15, 2017 / Policy

Earlier this year, OFN kicked off a yearlong #CDFIsInvest campaign to educate members of the new 115th Congress about CDFIs and urge them to fund the CDFI Fund at $250MM in FY18.

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Katie Havlovic / April 12, 2017 / Policy

The Senate Banking Committee is currently accepting public feedback on legislative proposals to increase economic growth in the United States.

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