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  • 2019 Small Business Finance Forum Registration is Open

    OFN's 2019 Small Business Finance Forum will bring more than 350 representatives of CDFIs, other mission-driven small business lenders, and their partners together for a day and a half of valuable learning and networking that supports their mutual business ... more
  • 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

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    Gary, We also were recently required by our state regulator to implement a BSA/ AML policy. We paid a consultant ($350- $400, I think) to draft one for us. We are still in the implementation phase giving LOs and counselors more specific red flags to escalate ... read more

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    There are great templates and other guidance for succession planning in this toolkit.  I have used these tools many times with clients. Good luck to you in developing a useful succession plan. As many CDFI leaders have told me the key to a good succession ... read more

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    @Paula Jensen What a great response time with such helpful information. Way to support your fellow CDFIs! ​ ------------------------------ Caprice Pratt Small Business Lending Outreach / Underwriter Spruce Root, Inc., Southeast Alaska ------------- ... read 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. We do this by providing loans to entrepreneurs, nonprofits, individuals, including those without access to traditional financing. We then complement these financial resources with our expertise, professional connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at www.craft3.org
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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. We do this by providing loans to entrepreneurs, nonprofits, individuals, including those without access to traditional financing. We then complement these financial resources with our expertise, professional connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at www.craft3.org

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