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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

CapNexus sponsor, Capital Impact Partners, announced Wednesday June 17, 2020, that it launched its DMV Good Food Fund (DMV GFF) Innovative Response Fund, providing $100,000 in awards to... Read more

A new report from Urban Institute researchers shares nine observations learned from current or attempted OZ projects. The researchers found the OZ incentive is bringing new actors into the community development ecosystem, but the... Read more

To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S.

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, issued new and revised guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  This guidance implements the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act... Read more

Partners for the Common Good (PCG) stands in solidarity with Black communities in ending systemic racism and police violence. We strongly believe that Black lives absolutely do matter.  PCG stands with those who are outraged by the systemic... Read more

As we face the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, now is also the time to be forward-thinking and consider -  once the pandemic is under control and we are in recovery mode, what is next? This 3-part webinar series explores the... Read more

Small business owners and nonprofits are the backbone of minority communities — whether it’s a dressmaker in California’s central valley, a grocery store in Tucson, or a community organization in Chicago. Through this crisis, these organizations... Read more

The House Committee on Financial Services held a virtual hearing on Wednesday, June 3 on inclusive lending during COVID-19 looking at how CDFIs and MDIs continue to help underserved and minority-owned businesses' access to PPP.

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The Senate cleared changes to the popular Paycheck Protection Program on Wednesday, June 3 that will allow small businesses more flexibility in using the rescue loan funds. The bill, which passed the House last week on a 471-1 vote, now... Read more

Small businesses may soon find more flexibility in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as a bill passed the House on Thursday, May 28, 2020, that would extend the time in which businesses need to spend funds and alter the rule that they must... Read more