• OFN Statement on U.S. Treasury's CRA Modernization Recommendations

    Dear CDFI Connect Community, Yesterday, the US Department of the Treasury released recommendations  on Community Reinvestment Act modernization. OFN issued a statement  to ... more
  • Welcome to the CDFI Women’s Network!

    The CDFI Women's Network (CWN) is an independent, women-led, volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of women who work for CDFIs or for organizations that support the Community Development Finance industry. CWN creates opportunities ... more
  • OFN Names Andrew Givens as COO and Jennifer Vasiloff as CEAO

    Key hires further strengthen OFN’s commitment to bring more capital, capacity, and visibility to community development financial institutions delivering responsible finance Philadelphia, PA & Washington, D.C., November 8—Opportunity Finance Network ... more

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  • NewTown Macon, a 501©3 non-profit organization, is the driving force behind revitalization in downtown Macon, Georgia. NewTown is one of the most dynamic, comprehensive and innovative revitalization non-profits in the country. Formed in 1996, NewTown has leveraged more than $600 million of investment in the urban core during its existence. NewTown’s mission is to “attract, leverage and invest in self-sustaining transformation” in downtown Macon by increasing the number of residents living in downtown, growing jobs, creating a sense of place, and advocating for progress.
  • We are a national nonprofit organization dedicated to building healthy communities where low-income people live and work. Since 1985, BCC has invested over $1.4 billion in projects that provide affordable housing, good jobs, and new opportunities in low-income communities, connecting these neighborhoods to the mainstream economy.  BCC has leveraged over $7 billion in public and private investment in underserved communities nationwide.
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    For over 25 years, CSH has been a game-changer for the most vulnerable people in our country: Helping communities create 200,000 homes for individuals and families who did not have one; Bringing hope to thousands who thought they would live on the streets or reside in institutions forever;  Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps; 



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  • According to the Lenders Coalition for Community Health Centers (LCCHC) , nearly 62 million Americans do not have a regular source of primary health care—which means that instead of seeking preventive health measures, they are often interacting with health care systems at the emergency department of a hospital or urgent care facility.
  • OFN strongly opposes the elimination of funding for the Department of Treasury’s Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) program and the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) as proposed by the rescissions package released earlier this week by the Trump Administration. Today, OFN sent a letter  expressing our position to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Appropriations Committees and FSGG Subcommittees.
  • Small Business Finance Forum 2018 is shaping up to be OFN’s strongest yet, with a jam-packed agenda offering a variety of sessions, from pricing discussions to product development to research-driven marketing and beyond.  Here are a just few standouts to check out: Innovation: Hero or Hype? What Does Innovation Look Like and How Can We Foster More of It? June 26, 11:00 AM
  • You could say that every week is Small Business Week at Opportunity Fund. Every day, we work with inspiring entrepreneurs who have worked hard to build businesses that support themselves and their families. This week is national Small Business Week, and we use this time for a special celebration of all the hard-working small business owners, who support their families, hold up our economy, enrich our communities—and inspire us to do the work that we do!
  • Daddy’s Soul Food and Grille is located in Milwaukee’s west side on a busy urban street scattered with vacant store fronts. Open since the fall of 2014, Daddy’s has become a neighborhood destination as evidenced by its long lines during prime times. Patient patrons await home-cooked meals and classic comfort food favorites in a warm and welcoming place. The heart and soul of the restaurant are owners Angela and Chef Bennie Smith.

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