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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

Q&A: How one Oakland-based CDFI is putting clean energy funds to work in low-income communities. 

By Erica Sweeney 

The CDFI says its mobile unit allows them to serve underbanked communities before they’re able to open a permanent branch.

By Erica Sweeney 

The Wells Fargo program directed $40 million to four CDFIs.

By Christopher C. Williams

 Is the gamification of financial literacy the key to attracting and retaining younger members?

By Sabina Wex

The University of Hawai'i Federal Credit Union (UHFCU) was struggling to connect with younger customers... Read more

Q&A: Christopher Illum of the Habitat NYC Community Fund on the multi-faceted role community lenders and banks need to take to preserve and provide affordable housing.

Christopher C. Williams

Homeownership on tribal lands remains low. A new initiative from five CDFIs is hoping to help change that.

By Bianca Gonzalez

Members of the Rosebud Reservation in Southern South Dakota face a number of barriers to... Read more

Q&A: Neda Arabshahi of the Center for Resiliency and Clean Energy on what the Greenhouse Reduction Fund means for CDFIs and cities. 

By Erica Sweeney 

How this CDFI-funded Milwaukee nonprofit added transitional housing to its supportive services for at-risk girls.  

By Connie Aitcheson

53206 is often considered one of the “worst” zip codes in Milwaukee. The under-resourced... Read more

Kiva brings together CDFIs, crowdfunding and more to help small businesses get the financing they need. 

By Erica Sweeney 

The Black Vision Fund is the brainchild of seven leaders of Black-owned CDFIs.  

By Christopher C. Williams