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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

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

Here’s how a CDFI is helping make his vision a reality for the Indiana city. 

Bianca Gonzalez

Why one big bank is betting on primary healthcare — and why they’re turning to CDFIs to help.

Christopher C. Williams

CDFI funding played a crucial role in preserving the Wakan Tipi area for future generations.

By Connie Aitcheson

For the Dakota people of Minnesota, the Wakan Tipi area is sacred. Located within the Bruce Vento... Read more

As one Atlanta-based business owner put it, women- and Black-owned businesses are often “over-mentored and underfunded.” Here’s how one local CDFI is changing that dynamic. 

By Erica Sweeney