Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Lance Loethen / December 8, 2017 / Publications

OFN just released the 19th edition of its Side by Side publication, an annual reference guide for CDFI industry practitioners, investors, and others interested in assessing the opportunity finance industry’s activity and performance.

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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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/ May 9, 2017 / Newswire

Press Release, San Francisco, CA—In today’s economy, the prevalence of “good jobs” is diminishing. On paper, the standard unemployment rate is hovering at all-time lows and America is in one of the longest sustained periods of job growth that we’ve seen. That’s on paper.

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