Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Liz Lopez / February 20, 2017 / Policy

Today is the start of the first Congressional recess of 2017. Members of Congress will be in their districts from February 20 to February 26 and will use this time as an opportunity to meet with constituents, host town hall meetings, and tour site visits within the district.

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Chris Bell / January 12, 2017 / Policy

The CDFI Coverage Map reached a major milestone in 2016: more than 100,000 loans are now represented from 170+ OFN Members, Allies, and partner CDFIs.

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Dafina Williams / August 11, 2016 / Policy

Congress may be back home in their districts for August recess, but there is still plenty of activity taking place in Washington DC.

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Jackeline Stewart / June 22, 2016 / Policy

In response to the pending Duffy-Marino Amendment, Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the leading national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) released a statement today from Liz Lopez, OFN’s Executive Vice President of Public Policy:

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John Cobb / May 17, 2016 / Policy

President Obama’s proposed budget for FY17 requested $245.9 million for the CDFI Fund—a $12.4 million increase from the amount approved last year—and a continuation of the BGP with $1 billion in guarantee authority.

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