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  • Parish of Caddo searching for consultant

    The Parish of Caddo is issuing this Professional Services – Consultant Request for Proposal (“RFP”) seeking qualified applicants interested in providing professional services and technical assistance to develop, fund, monitor, and support the Parish’s ... more
  • CDFI Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR): A Snapshot for Fiscal Year 2019

    This annual snapshot of data from Certified CDFIs as reported in their ACR provides evidence of how CDFIs are providing Financial Products and Development Services to distressed communities and underserved populations while maintaining safety and soundness. more
  • Native CDFIs wanted to collaborate

    Thank you all for joining the Native CDFI Community! We are still in the process of finding cdfis that woulld like to collaborate to share their resources, stories and events. Please reach out to especht@ofn.org for more information! more

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  • Florida Community Loan Fund is seeking an Executive Assistant to the CEO with duties including general office management and administrative support for other executives. Established in 1994, FCLF operates statewide from a network of offices in Orlando, Tampa, Melbourne, Sarasota, and Fort Lauderdale. This full-time position is located in the Orlando office. For a full description and application instructions, visit this website page: https://fclf.org/fclf-news-and-updates-item/fclf-exec-asst-ofc-mgr-posit...
  • Asset Manager

    The mission of the Chicago Community Loan Fund is to provide flexible, affordable and responsible financing and technical assistance for community stabilization and development efforts and initiatives that benefit low- to moderate-income neighborhoods, families and individuals throughout metropolitan Chicago.
  • Executive Director

    The Pennsylvania CDFI Network (PA CDFI Network), a membership organization of 17 Pennsylvania-based federally certified community development financial institutions, is seeking its first full-time Executive Director. The Network came about when the federal and state governments began to seek ways to support small businesses throughout the state that were heavily impacted by public health restrictions brought about by the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic in the spring of 2020.



CDFI Connect Blog

  • The application window for PPP loans closed on May 31 and the final numbers are in. Community Financial Institutions (CFIs) — a category of lender that includes CDFIs, Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Small Business Administration (SBA) microlenders and Certified Development Corporations — made more than $34 billion in PPP loans , far exceeding the $15 billion set aside by Congress in the December 2020 COVID relief bill.
  • Several recent hearings on Capitol Hill have highlighted the work of CDFIs and their ability to reach underserved markets. These hearings are an example of the increasing interest in CDFIs in the “new D.C.” and the expanded role that policymakers are looking to CDFIs to play in ensuring an equitable economic recovery. Bank Executives
  • As summer quickly approaches, OFN’s membership continues to grow! Since our last update in March, we’re pleased to share that seven CDFIs have joined our network. We welcome the following CDFIs: Business Expansion Funding Corp. Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Photo: CSBDF client Tina Travis, owner of Errand Girl in Durham, NC Guest blog post written by Jamie McCall, VP, Policy and Research, Carolina Small Business Development Fund (CSBDF). CSBDF is a recipient of a Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital Activator award.

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