Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Lindsay Li / November 20, 2017 / Newswire

Earlier this month the Washington Post reported on the state of small business lending, highlighting findings that come as no surprise to CDFI industry practitioners, “Small black-owned businesses are significantly more likely to face financial challenges than white-owned firms and have

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Haili Lewis / November 20, 2017 / Events

November 30th, the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program will release Unleashing Latino-owned Business Potential, a report emanating from the

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Lauren Stebbins / October 20, 2017 / Publications

Opportunity Finance Network is excited to partner with the Federal Reserve Banks again this year on the Small Business Credit Survey, a national survey of small business owners/managers.

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/ October 3, 2017 / Newswire

Washington, D.C. (October 3, 2017)—The Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has established a plan for releasing updated program eligibility information based upon Census Bureau data from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey (ACS).

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/ September 19, 2017 / Newswire

Urban Institute has released data collected across the country and developed a a new fact sheet on the growing footprint of CDFIs and the role they play in serving communities in need. Key findings include:

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