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/ June 18, 2018 / Newswire

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has made a $3 million Program-Related Investment (PRI) in LISC that will support affordable housing, community facilities and small business development in the Jacksonville, Florida urban core and surrounding areas.

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/ February 13, 2018 / Newswire

GREEN BAY, Wis. (Feb. 13, 2018)—Associated Bank announced it has invested $1 million in The Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)'s 'Putting Dreams To Work' Loan Opportunity fund.

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/ October 25, 2017 / Newswire

Lake Forest, CA (October 24)—Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) announced today a new equity investment from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), a federally recognized sovereign nation located in Scott County, Minnesota.

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/ August 21, 2017 / Newswire

NextCity explores the impact of small banks and CDFIs on the nation's "most economically distressed areas." Writing, "As a group, the banks provided $550.8 million in loans to 3,181 businesses and $37 million in loans to 2,193 residents in target communities in 2015.

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