Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Dafina Williams / January 11, 2018 / Policy

More than three months into fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congress continues to negotiate a spending bill to fund the federal government for the rest of the year. Government funding is set to expire on Friday, January 19 after a continuing resolution was passed in early December.

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Liz Lopez / November 8, 2017 / Policy

On November 2, the House Ways and Means Committee released H.R. 1, "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." H.R.

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Katie Havlovic / August 30, 2017 / Policy

Name: Doug Coward, Executive Director, SELF

CDFI: Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF)

City, State of Site Visit/ Meeting: Fort Pierce, FL

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Katie Havlovic / August 10, 2017 / Policy

Pictured (L-R): Romessea Lewis, BBIF Loan Processor; Inez Long, BBIF President/CEO; Rep. Stephanie Murphy; Lencia Marc, BBIF Commercial Credit Underwriter; Jasmine Gebon, BBIF Marketing and Communications Officer 

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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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