Capacity Building and Training Opportunities

  • Here are upcoming events that OFN offers as

  • training opportunities to build capacity of CDFIs

Capacity Building and Training Opportunities

OFN offers training opportunities to build capacity of CDFIs.  Here are upcoming events that we encourage you to review, share with your colleagues, register, and let us know what other topics you would like OFN to offer.

  • Frontiers in Consumer Finance Webinar: The frontiers of consumer financial innovation are vast—full of possibility and critical for a more inclusive and high-quality marketplace. Join us on Tuesday, October 10, 2:00-3:00ET for a conversation with two national leaders in consumer finance from the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) and Filene Research Institute.
  • Executive Training for CDFI Board Members $: Incoming and incumbent CDFI board members will benefit from this focused orientation to the CDFI industry, business model, and governance best practices.  Our next Board workshop is in Houston on November 15 and we plan to offer several others in 2018 in locations around the country.
  • Business Plan for Growth Training $: Building on our experience with small business lenders, this 2-day workshop helps senior managers rethink their business model and create actionable plans for growth.  Join us in Washington, DC on December 7-8 for this practical and robust workshop.
  • New Staff Orientation $: Across the industry, we have many new staff members.  To support their on-boarding, OFN offers a 3-part webinar series to orient new staff to the CDFI industry and to the resources available to help them and their CDFI. The first series starts November 9, and will be repeated in early 2018.
  • CDFI Fundamentals $: Now in its third year, this 3-day workshop provides an in-depth curriculum to build knowledge of the CDFI industry which is perfect for CDFI investors, partners, and career changers.
  • Career Coaching for CDFI Women: Finally, for all the CDFI women out there….25 women will be selected to participate in a pilot innovative Career Coaching program, blending a robust technology platform with personalized coaching. 


$ These events have a fee associated with them


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