• Amir Kirkwood joins OFN as chief lending and investment officer

    OFN is excited to announce Amir Kirkwood will join us as Chief Lending and Investment Officer starting February 1, 2019. In this newly created position, Amir will be responsible for the strategy, development, implementation, and risk management of OFN’s ... more
  • Annie Donovan Steps Down as Director of the CDFI Fund

    Annie Donovan announced she is stepping down from her role as Director of the CDFI Fund effective January 4, 2019. She will be succeeded by Jodie Harris who served as Director of the office of Small Business, Community Development. Read her full announcement here. more
  • 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

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    Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience throughout Oregon and Washington communities.
  • Pacific Community Ventures envisions a world of thriving communities where everyone has a fair shake. Our mission is to invest in small businesses, create good jobs for working people, and make markets work for social good. We achieve our mission through a combination of fair lending, free mentorship, skilled volunteerism, impact investment consulting services, and field-building research. PCV serves communities left behind by traditional banking and entrepreneurial services, including women, people of color and residents of low- to moderate-income communities.
  • Who we are: 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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  •    Two health policy and thought research journals are seeking rural health researchers to contribute to their respective publications. Please see below for more details:  
  • Are you a graduate or undergraduate student seeking to learn about opportunity finance this summer while making a meaningful contribution to projects that help transform underserved rural, urban, and Native communities nationwide? Our 2019 internship applications are now open!   Available positions are:  Strategic Communications Intern  Financial Data Analysis Intern on Research Team  Financial Services Intern 
  • Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) announced the appointment of Giles Coates to the new position of chief financial officer (CFO) and the promotion of Sabrina Baptiste to the newly created role of chief administrative officer (CAO). As senior leaders for the organization, both Coates and Baptiste will join LIIF’s executive team.
  • Do you know how to achieve excellence and impact across a variety of events? From small group hands-on training to large scale conferences, OFN delivers a variety of signature events all year long. We’re currently seeking a mission-oriented Events Coordinator to join our growing team in Washington, DC. 
  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today launched the Catalytic Capital Consortium , dedicating $150 million to help address financing gaps in impact investing, particularly for funds and intermediaries that are not a fit for conventional investment.

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