Earlier this month the Washington Post reported on the state of small business lending, highlighting findings that come as no surprise to CDFI industry practitioners, “Small black-owned businesses are significantly more likely to face financial challenges than white-owned firms and have
This week, the Federal Reserve Banks in collaboration released the 2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Employer Firms, which provides timely information on small business financing needs, decisions, and outcomes.
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Opportunity Finance Network is partnering with the Federal Reserve System to help distribute this year’s Small Business Credit Survey to existing and pre-start stage small busin
This month, the Minority Business Development Agency shared a blog post about the crucial role CDFIs can play to support economic growth in Puerto Rico, "Since approximately 2006 the U.S.