Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices



/ December 3, 2019 / Voices

The latest blog article from Joe Neri, CEO of OFN member IFF, highlights the CDFI's Stronger Nonprofits Initiative (SNI) designed to support Chicago nonprofit leaders of color.

Full Article

Lina Page / October 29, 2019 / Newswire

On October 29, Starbucks Coffee Company announced its plans to invest $10 million in Accion Chicago, Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF), Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) and IFF.

Full Article

/ September 29, 2019 / Voices

Recently Reinvestment Fund President and CEO Donald Hinkle-Brown published an article explaining how CDFIs and other community lenders can use data and research to target investments in ways that create real impact.

Full Article

/ August 8, 2019 / Voices

Recently, OFN member IFF published a blog by CEO Joe Neri about why CDFIs should care more about developing early childhood education centers.

Full Article