• Call for CDFI Women's Network Volunteers

    The CDFI Women's Network is seeking volunteers to serve on its Programming, Local Chapters, Communications, and Technology Committees. We invite you to take advantage of this great leadership opportunity to meet the brilliant women of the CDFI industry, ... more
  • Welcome Two New Financial Services SVPs to OFN!

    We are delighted to share the news of two new additions to the OFN team. Andrea Longton and Lisa Wright are joining OFN as Senior Vice Presidents (SVP) for Financial Services. Andrea will focus on the OFN CDFI Bond Guarantee Program (BGP) and started ... more
  • 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 the media and will be monitoring developments closely. Overall, OFN found Treasury's ... more

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    Community Capital New York is a small CDFI loan fund located in the Hudson Valley of New York. We provide loans for affordable housing, community facilities and small business start up and expansion.
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    Community Capital New York is a small CDFI loan fund located in the Hudson Valley of New York. We provide financing for affordable housing, community services and small business start up and expansion.



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  • OFN Member CDFI Loan Funds that completed the FY 2017Annual Member Survey (thank you!) received their FY 2017 Peer Comparison reports on Monday 11/19. Peer Comparisons use annual survey data to evaluate each CDFI’s key figures related to performance, financial composition, and staffingrelative to peer CDFIs with the same primary lending sector and asset size range. OFN Members typically use Peer Comparisons for strategic planning, internal review, performance objectives, and to inform and educate their boards of directors, funders, and investors about their CDFI’s relative performance. 
  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has published a final rule amending its regulation for the Federal Home Loan Banks' (FHLBanks) Affordable Housing Program (AHP). The final rule provides additional flexibility at the local level for the FHLBanks, in consultation with their Advisory Councils, to allocate their AHP funds and to design their project selection scoring systems to address affordable housing needs in their districts.
  • Opportunity Finance Network and many of OFN members responded to the Office of Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) request for advice on reforms to the CRA regulatory framework. As of the November 19 deadline, 1284 submissions were posted on the OCC's website including OFN's set of recommendations
  • OFN is recruiting for several positions in Washington, D.C.
  • INDIANAPOLIS, November 16, 2018 – Today, the Opportunity Investment Consortium of Indiana officially launched in efforts to intentionally champion the transformation of Opportunity Zone neighborhoods into vibrant places for residents and businesses.

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