Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Don Hinkle-Brown / May 24, 2018 / Voices

Late last month Reinvestment Fund announced a new place-based impact investment opportunity targeted to the greater Philadelphia region. The fund—PhilaImpact Fund—is believed to be a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a community foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation, and a Community Development Financial Institution, Reinvestment Fund.

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/ December 29, 2016 / Newswire

This week the city of Philadelphia Department of Commerce wrote about the positive impact a resource like Venturize has on small business owners, "In the wake of the recession there has been a rise in the number of online lenders offering small business loans, many of which promise owners “quick

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Matina Granieri / November 23, 2016 / Voices

As part of our CDFI Spotlight series, guest blogger Matina Granieri, AVP of Marketing, FINANTA, reports on their work to open up lending opportunities for small businesses in Philadelphia.

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Amanda High / September 22, 2016 / Voices

As part of our CDFI Spotlight series, guest blogger Amanda High, Director, Chief of Strategic Initiatives for Reinvestment Fund reports on their work to achieve universal access to high-quality pre-kindergarten in Philadelphia.

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Jonathan Pizzutti / August 4, 2016 / Voices

Venturing away from the Public Ledger Building, the other OFN interns and I travelled across Philadelphia to witness the positive impact the CDFI industry has made in local communities by joining OFN Member PIDC on a borrower tour.

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