In the best of times, many black-owned business owners across the U.S. struggle to obtain bank financing to start or grow their small businesses. In COVID-19 America, these same entrepreneurs are finding it challenging to access relief through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), ...
The OFN Conference is more than sessions and networking opportunities. Each year, OFN offers plenty of options for attendees to learn and engage with their peers and the greater community in the host city.
It’s time again for one of the CDFI industry's most anticipated events of the year: The CDFI Coalition Institute. The two-day event—March 13 and 14—brings together CDFIs from across the country in D.C.
More than three weeks after the hotly contested 2018 midterm elections, the 116th Congress, its leadership, and committee membership are starting to take shape and one thing is quite clear: the House and Senate will look quite different in January 2019.
On July 18, the House of Representatives voted in favor of three amendments aimed to increase the overall FY19 appropriation for the CDFI Fund to $223 million.
A voice vote was held, and all three amendments were accepted: