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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

Loan fund targets organizations that are often overlooked by more traditional lenders.

By Frances McMorris

While the COVID-19 pandemic meant less business for most people, for the staff at SOAR (Seeing Our Adolescents Rise),... Read more

The 10-year-old youth empowerment organization practices radical accessibility — starting with its Lewiston facility. 

By Hadassah Patterson

Julia Sleeper-Whiting celebrated an anniversary recently. This past summer marked 10 years... Read more

A collective of eight CDFIs is bringing racial equity to the forefront of education lending.

By Christopher Williams

From the fiery debate about critical race theory to stormy school board meetings and the uncertainty of schooling... Read more

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced the launch of the Homeownership Works (HOW) pilot program, a $10 million economic recovery initiative that will rehabilitate homes to create new homeownership opportunities while revitalizing... Read more

National Disability Institute (NDI) understands the devastating impact COVID-19 will have on the financial and personal health of people with disabilities and those with chronic health conditions, as well as their families and communities. This... Read more

Project REACh promotes financial inclusion through greater access to credit and capital.

REACh stands for Roundtable for Economic Access and Change, and the project brings together leaders from the banking industry, national civil rights... Read more

Find activities that can help you teach and nurture the building blocks of financial capability across the curriculum.

The Financial Health Network presents a look into how one’s financial health impacts their ability to navigate the U.S. criminal justice system, and how their involvement in that system impacts their financial health. In partnership with the... Read more

CDFI Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation is piloting the Black Business Boost Program

By Hadassah Patterson

Since April 2020, the Census Bureau has tracked the number and characteristics of homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments. As of July 2021, an estimated 682,400 older adults, defined as adults age 65 and older, were behind on their... Read more