Updated May 15, 2020
Updated April 30, 2020
Yesterday, OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah and other members of the OFN team spoke with U.S.
By a vote of 96-0, on March 25 the US Senate passed the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act, which commits $2 trillion in emergency spending to address the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis.
On March 21, The Hill published an op-ed entitled "Ensure small business survival during COVID-19 crisis: Fund the CDFI Fund" that urges Congress to allocate $1 billion to the CDFI Fund through the proposed COVID-19 federal stimulus package.