Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Jennifer Vasiloff / January 31, 2018 / Policy

Each new year brings new challenges and opportunities for CDFIs, and 2018 is no different. We expect another challenging year for federal policies and programs affecting CDFIs.

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Lindsay Li / December 11, 2017 / Voices

We’re proud to report that over the course of the year #CDFIsInvest, the OFN-led national social media campaign, exceeded 10 million impressions, to more than 11 million impressions in December for OFN and the CDFI industry on social media!

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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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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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Liz Lopez / April 19, 2017 / Policy

CDFI borrower and project site visits with legislators are great opportunities for members of Congress to learn about CDFI services in local communities.

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