CDFI Roundtable – Now in Baton Rouge!

Serving the Underserved: Building Alternative Financial Services  in Low-Income Communities    When:  April 15, 2015 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Westerfield Conference Center | 1800 S. Acadian Thruway  Baton Rouge, LA Cost:     $45 per person   The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, sponsored by …

CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities

Media Contact: Bill Luecht  |  202.653.0322  |  [email protected] CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities November 15, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (cdfi Fund) announced awards totaling approximately $17 million to 85 FDIC-insured depository institutions for …

THE GO-TO RATING SERVICE FOR NONPROFIT DO-GOOD LOAN FUNDS

THE GO-TO RATING SERVICE FOR NONPROFIT DO-GOOD LOAN FUNDS The CARS rating service includes deep dive due diligence and analysis   By Ellie Winninghoff, award winning journalist and member of Ethical Markets Research Advisory Board   Local wind-farms that finance services for low-income people, microfinance for Indians, conservation easements that …

Babcock Foundation Report on CDFI Growth and Sustainability

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation in Winston-Salem, NC, recently commissioned and published Community Development Financial Institutions: A Study on Growth and Sustainability, featuring input from the leaders of more than a dozen local, regional and national CDFIs working in the Southeast.   The report considers the Aspen Institute’s formative study on sustainability …