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Mary Scott Balys / March 18, 2021 / Policy

In the past year, more has been asked of the CDFI industry than ever before, and CDFIs have stepped up to serve customers devastated by the concurrent health, racial, and economic crises facing our nation.

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/ April 13, 2020 / Newswire

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), ...

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Debby Stefaniak / August 22, 2019 / Events

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.

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/ January 28, 2019 / Events

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.

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Dafina Williams / November 28, 2018 / Policy

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. 

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