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  • 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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    PeopleFund provides small business loans as well as business assistance and education to people with otherwise limited access to such resources. Since being founded in east Austin in 1994 as Austin Community Development Corporation, PeopleFund’s financial and educational assistance has helped create thousands of jobs and empowered an even greater number of Texans on a path to financial stability and independence. PeopleFund is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and operates as a non-profit 501(c)(3) serving all of Texas.
  • Underwriter

    PeopleFund provides small business loans as well as business assistance and education to people with otherwise limited access to such resources. Since being founded in east Austin in 1994 as Austin Community Development Corporation, PeopleFund’s financial and educational assistance has helped create thousands of jobs and empowered an even greater number of Texans on a path to financial stability and independence. PeopleFund is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and operates as a non-profit 501(c)(3) serving all of Texas.
  • Amalgamated Bank seeks a highly motivated professional as a Residential Loan Officer in the main office. This role will manage and proactively solicit new residential mortgage and HELOC loan applications, interact with customers and referral sources as well as accept and complete all loan application files. This role will also ensure a good volume of high quality mortgage originations for the bank’s portfolio and for sale to institutional investors.

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  • Photo: Aldo Gonzalez, owner of Gonzalez Farms – Bay Area, CA (California FarmLink borrower) OFN is excited to announce the newest recipients of Finance Justice Fund  loans and grants! Congratulations to the following three OFN member CDFIs who are going deep to combat racial injustice and persistent poverty through investments in their unique communities.
  • For more than 40 years, CDFIs have worked to provide opportunity across rural, urban, and Native communities underserved by mainstream finance. Join CDFI practitioners, partners, funders and investors, policy makers, students, and other supporters at OFN’s 2021 events to learn, network, and collaborate. Whether you’re a veteran of the industry or new to CDFIs, let's come together to ensure a just economic recovery and combat racial inequality across America.    
  • The CDFI Fund has opened the first funding round for the Small Dollar Loan Program (SDL Program).  SDL Program funding is intended to expand consumer access to financial institutions by providing alternatives to high cost small dollar lending. The program is also intended to help unbanked and underbanked populations build credit, access affordable capital, and allow greater access into the mainstream financial system. For this program, small dollar loans are unsecured loans of up to $2,500. Through the SDL Program, the CDFI Fund will provide:
  • On April 28, the American Fintech Council (AFC) announced that its Community Advisory Board is expanding to include more leading voices of consumer advocacy, community economic development, and the academy.

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