Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ March 5, 2019 / Events

In a few weeks, on March 21, OFN offers its first-ever training for retail banks interested in underwriting CDFIs. CDFI Underwriting Training for Regional Banks is specifically designed for staff of banks who want to learn how to assess the creditworthiness of nonprofit loan funds.

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Donna Fabiani / April 19, 2018 / Events

CDFI lenders know the importance of having sound loan policies to guide loan decisions and support strong repayment. And yet, loan policies often seem to miss the mark in matching CDFIs' strategic priorities and risk parameters.

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Alexandra Jaskula / April 19, 2018 / Events

Join Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) for a webinar series that will introduce new staff to the CDFI industry. The series will also help board members and staff unfamiliar with the overall industry become oriented to the latest resources and industry data.

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/ November 9, 2017 / Events

When we talk about CDFI strength, it is often in terms of organizational capacity: capacity to serve the community, capacity to grow, and capacity via access to capital. But what about the capacity of CDFI practitioners themselves?

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