Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Liz Lopez / August 3, 2017 / Policy

Advocate on behalf of our industry—join OFN Conference attendees on September 26 for CDFIsInvest on the Hill! As Congress works on the FY18 budget, they need to hear from constituents like you who know first-hand about CDFI's impact and why programs like the CDFI Fund should be preserved.

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Anna Gomez / July 27, 2017 / Voices

Each summer, OFN interns have been outstanding additions to our two offices, and this year is no different. Our four interns share a passion for OFN’s work and a desire to grow the CDFI industry.

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Sacha Adorno / May 17, 2017 / Stories

Originally built in the 1900s, the Covent Hotel features single resident occupancy (SRO) housing as well as retail storefronts on the ground level.

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Sacha Adorno / May 17, 2017 / Stories

Lakeview Pantry operated for 22 years from a 970-square-foot boiler room in the basement of the Jane Adams Center. Within these modest confines, the organization grew into one of the busiest food pantries in Chicago.

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