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  • 2020 OFN Virtual Conference—Two Weeks to Register!

    We’re just two weeks away from the 2020 OFN Conference, coming to you virtually November 9–12. Don’t miss the amazing — and truly unprecedented — lineup of national and global leaders across the public and private sectors. They will share reflections ... more
  • OFN Conference Featured Speakers Announced

    Taking place just one week after the national election, the 2020 OFN Conference will cover topics critical to the future of community development finance: the post-election landscape, racial justice, and attracting new capital to our fight to broaden economic opportunity ... more
  • Announcing OFN Virtual Conference Session Tracks

    The 2020 OFN Virtual Conference will offer more than 40 breakout sessions across seven tracks: Capitalization & Fundraising, CDFI Sustainability, Financing, Native CDFIs, Public Policy, Racial Equity, and Resilience & Climate. We’re excited about the breadth of session ... more

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  • REAL ESTATE FINANCE DIRECTOR Spark is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community development intermediary based in Omaha, Nebraska that brings a unique, collaborative, and community-based approach to economic development in the Omaha area. Spark recognizes that philanthropic organizations, civic institutions, and other partners have the resources to impact change while community residents, business owners, and other stakeholders best understand the community’s needs.
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    Enterprise Community Loan Fund (ECLF) is a certified community development financial institution and a member of the Enterprise family of companies. Since its founding in 1982, Enterprise, our controlling entity, has raised and deployed more than $53B in equity, grants and loans to support low income people and low-income communities including building or preserving nearly 662,000 affordable rental homes.
  • At Amalgamated, we don’t just have a mission; we’re on a mission: to be America’s socially responsible bank. When you deposit your money at Amalgamated, it supports sustainable organizations, progressive causes, and social justice. We are committed to environmental and social responsibility. Were net-zero and powered by 100% renewable energy, and we have a long, proud history of providing affordable access to the banking system, supporting immigrants and affordable housing, and being a champion of workers rights.

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  • In Alaska, Cook Inlet Lending Center has developed a business stabilization strategy—Survive-Adapt-Thrive—to help Anchorage small businesses survive economic crisis, in this case the COVID-19 economic fallout. 
  • OFN is proud to announce the latest recipients of Grow with Google Small Business Fund loans and Google.org grants. Launched earlier this year in partnership with Google and Google.org, the financing programs support the short-term recovery and long-term needs of America’s small businesses hardest hit by COVID-19. To date, including the CDFIs listed below, 17 CDFIs have received loans  and 14 have received grants .
  • At the OFN Annual Conference, OFN awarded financial crusader Inez Long with the 2020 Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award for Responsible Finance. Presented annually, the Gramlich Award is the CDFI industry’s highest individual honor.
  • From November 9–12, the 2020 OFN Virtual Conference: Finance Justice brought together 2,500 CDFI practitioners, investors and funders, students, and other supporters to talk about the post-election landscape, racial justice, and the fight to broaden economic opportunity for people and places across America. 
  • Did you know you may be eligible for a $2,500 education award to pursue a Master in Community Development (MCD) degree at the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy if you are an OFN employee, board member, or member CDFI employee? 

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