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/ April 13, 2020 / Newswire

In the best of times, many black-owned business owners across the U.S. struggle to obtain bank financing to start or grow their small businesses. In COVID-19 America, these same entrepreneurs are finding it challenging to access relief through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), ...

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/ April 9, 2020 / Newswire

On April 9, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon spoke with Gayle King on "CBS This Morning" about partnering with CDFIs on the new CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program "to get money into very small businesses, particularly in underserved communities and places where the large retail banks might not...

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/ April 9, 2020 / Newswire

On April 9, impact investing news outlet ImpactAlpha published an article highlighting community development financial institutions (CDFIs) as "financial first responders" for ...

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/ April 7, 2020 / Newswire

On April 6, CNBC published an op-ed by Seth Levine, founding partner of Foundry Group, and Elizabeth MacBride, founder of Times of Entrepreneurship, that details...

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Mary Scott Hardwick / April 7, 2020 / Policy

Yesterday, OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah and other members of the OFN team spoke with U.S.

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