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Impact investing refers to investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return.

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Lindsay Li / August 5, 2016 / Newswire

UnitedHealthcare—part of a partnership with Minnesota Equity Fund (MEF) and Cinnaire—invested nearly $17MM to expand affordable housing for individuals, families, and veterans in Michigan to create 150 affordable housing units with onsite support services to help people live healthier lives; Nonp

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Chris Coons (D-DE), United States Senator / August 3, 2016 / Voices

When I was elected to the Senate in 2010, I brought to Washington ten years of experience in county government—and a clear perspective on the impact of fede

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Donna Fabiani / July 25, 2016 / Voices

At a recent meeting of CDFIs in New England, three young entrepreneurs spoke about how CDFIs were enabling them to pursue their dreams. A young couple spoke about obtaining a mortgage to purchase farm land to expand their small organic farming business.

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Lindsay Li / July 18, 2016 / Voices

"For 30 years, high-impact CDFI investments have provided people in disinvested and underserved communities with access to responsible, affordable finance.

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