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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

The Juntos Avanzamos designation indicates credit unions that are committed to serving Hispanic and Immigrant communities. 

By Bianca Gonzalez

A movement of CDFI certification for “cooperativas” is bringing much-needed funding opportunities—and climate resilience initiatives—to the island.

By Christopher Williams

It started with just one loan from a CDFI for a veteran entrepreneur. 

By Bianca Gonzalez

More than 95% of veterans who are entrepreneurs... Read more

With a well-timed SBA 504 loan, this Carribean food service company is continuing to grow and create opportunities. 

By Bianca Gonzalez

Thanks to an SBA loan through Ponce Bank, Daniel Garcia, owner of the... Read more

Those who can benefit the most from lowering their cost of energy are those that are struggling with the high cost of housing here in Southern California.

By Bianca Gonzalez

A new slate of virtual classes is hoping to help CDFIs address their biggest challenges—from retention to awareness. 

By Erica Sweeney 

CDFIs face a number of unique challenges that don’t always affect traditional... Read more

With the help of Native American Bank, a North Dakota tribe is building a culturally relevant treatment facility — and piloting a funding model other tribes could follow. 

By James Finley

Two CDFIs are hoping the newly created Economic Justice Partnership Fund will help fill the funding gap.

By Erica Sweeney 

"Many small and rural communities across the country often fly under the radar of investors... Read more

The Outdoor Equity Fund is creating new opportunities for disenfranchised communities to enjoy the outdoors — and benefit from the economic industry the industry brings. 

By Sabina Wex 

A new fund aiming to make the... Read more

As storms keep coming, emergency loan funds from CDFIs can play a crucial role in helping low-income communities get back on their feet. 

By Bianca Gonzalez