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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / September 1, 2020 / Policy

On August 27, the CDFI Fund’s Community Advisory Board held a virtual meeting where OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah spoke to the group, joining leaders from other CDFI membership associations on a...

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / August 10, 2020 / Policy

OFN is very disappointed that COVID relief negotiations between Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration have broken down, especially as the health and economic impacts of the pandemic continue to disproportionately affect low-income communities and communities of color.

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/ July 22, 2020 / Newswire

OFN is pleased to announce the second round of Grow with Google Small Business Fund loans and Google.org-funded grants. Four CDFIs have received a total of $23 million in loans from the Grow with Google Small Business Fund and one CDFI has received a $125,000 Google.org-funded grant.

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/ July 14, 2020 / Newswire

On June 16 and 17, OFN held its ninth annual—but first-ever virtual—Small Business Finance Forum for more than 800 mission-driven lenders, partners, and other advocates. OFN's largest Forum to date, this year’s event focused on ensuring a shared...

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