Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Caroline Valvardi / March 26, 2019 / Newswire

On March 9, CNBC aired its weekly show “On the Money” featuring a segment highlighting the important role CDFIs play in the lives of the one in four unbanked and underbanked Americans living in financial deserts around the nation. 

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Caroline Valvardi / February 21, 2019 / Newswire

On February 12, OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah traveled to Mississippi Valley State University with OFN’s EVP of Knowledge Sharing, Donna Fabiani, to participate in a Hope Enterprise Corporation policy forum entitled “Rural Places, Rural Spaces: Closing the Financial Service Gaps in Persistent

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/ February 19, 2019 / Newswire

On February 18, the Today show looked at the scarcity of banks in many communities across the country and featured Hope Credit Union as a solution to filling the financial services gap in Moorhead, Mississippi.  

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Sacha Adorno / April 20, 2017 / Newswire

Lisa Mensah, President and CEO of OFN, was awarded the NeighborWorks Friend of Rural Award on April 18 at a national forum in Memphis, titled Hope in the Delta,

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/ September 8, 2016 / Newswire

Bill Bynum, CEO of HOPE, penned a piece for Rooflines, a publication by Shelterforce, addressing the rise of mobile banking in the era of branch closures across the Mid-South.

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