OFN Ally Locator

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  • Bruce Bryant
  • Adian Chorley
  • Elizabeth Derringer
  • Catherine Dolan
  • Eric Foster
  • Anne Geggie
  • Mary Ellen Judah
  • Kendra Key
  • Marsha Krassner
  • Lisa Lowe
  • Tom Manning
  • Sean-Tamba Matthew
  • Dre McCray
  • John Moukad
  • Cheryl Neas
  • Susan Newton-Rhodes
  • Paula Planthaber
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Denise Rinear
  • David Roddick
  • Cliff Rosenthal
  • Helen Scalia
  • Norman E. Taylor
  • Sima Thakkar
  • Rosa Rios Valdez
  • Jennifer Vasiloff
  • Mary Vasys
  • Sridevi (Shree) Veeramachaneni
  • Stacie Whisonant
  • Organizations

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    Religious Communities Investment Fund Ally Type: Organization
    Oakland, CA

    Religious Communities Investment Fund

    Contact Name: Corinne Florek
    Phone Number:
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: http://rcif.org/

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    Renaissance Economic Development Corp. Ally Type: Organization
    New York, NY

    Renaissance Economic Development Corp.

    Contact Name: Jessie Lee
    Phone Number: 212.964.6022
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://www.renaissance-ny.org

    Services Offered:

    Microloans, Small Business Loans, and Small Business technical assistance

    Description:

    Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution. REDC’s mission is to transform low-to-moderate income (LMI) communities in New York City by increasing economic opportunity and improving the business climate for the disadvantaged and low income immigrant and minority populations of Kings, Queens, Bronx, Richmond, and New York Counties. REDC provides direct technical and financial assistance services to small businesses throughout New York City with an emphasis on increasing business opportunities for minority, women and immigrant entrepreneurs in communities where cultural and language barriers and lack of access to conventional credit have stymied the growth of small businesses.

    Reynders McVeigh Capital Management Ally Type: Organization
    Boston, MA

    Reynders McVeigh Capital Management

    Contact Name: Carrie A. Endries, Ph.D.
    Phone Number: (617) 226-9999
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: http://www.reyndersmcveigh.com

    Services Offered:

    Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management's services include the research and selection of equity and fixed income instruments and the appropriate allocation of these assets, in combination with a cash reserve, for client portfolios. We also offer financial advice and assistance in the review and implementation of retirement and estate planning, as well as trust services and selected alternative impact investments. We tailor our advisory services to clients’ objectives, values and constraints. We assist the client in determining his or her appropriate investment and impact objectives, help set reasonable and responsible goals, and design an investment plan that meets the client’s needs.

    Description:

    Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management LLC. ("Reynders, McVeigh") is a socially responsible investment (“SRI”) management firm that provides tailored investment advice designed to meet clients’ long-term investment objectives. Charlton Reynders, III and Patrick McVeigh founded Reynders, McVeigh on November 21, 2005 on the belief that progressive thinking, rigorous fundamental research, careful portfolio management and social responsibility work together and lead to outperformance. The Firm's clientele include: high net-worth individuals; trusts, estates and charitable organizations; corporations and other businesses; pension and profit sharing plans; and investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (e.g., mutual funds).

    Rural Dynamics, Inc. Ally Type: Organization
    Great Falls, MT

    Rural Dynamics, Inc.

    Contact Name: Alicia Ayers
    Phone Number:
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: http://ruraldynamics.org/

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    Rural Investment Corporation (RIC/REAP) Ally Type: Organization
    Lyons, NE

    Rural Investment Corporation (RIC/REAP)

    Contact Name: Jeff Reynolds
    Phone Number: 402-656-3091
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://www.cfra.org/reap

    Services Offered:

    The Rural Investment Corporation offers financing and technical assistance to small and very small businesses in rural Nebraska. Its affiliate/partner, REAP, provides microenterprise loans (less than $50,000) as well as training and technical assistance, primarily through its Women’s Business Center and Latino Business Center.

    Description:

    The Rural Investment Corporation (RIC), a Nebraska nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, is a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of the Center for Rural Affairs (CfRA). RIC was incorporated in 1997, but was not capitalized until 2011. RIC was certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in 2013. RIC is a lending partner to the Center’s REAP program – the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project – with both organizations sharing a market, staff, facilities, infrastructure and relationships.

    Sequoyah Fund Ally Type: Organization
    Cherokee, NC

    Sequoyah Fund

    Contact Name: Russ Seagle
    Phone Number: 828-259-5001
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://www.sequoyahfund.org

    Services Offered:

    Start-up loans, small business loans, expansion loans, home improvement loans, small business training, art business training and support, entrepreneurship curriculum development and training (REAL Entrepreneurship).

    Description:

    Native CDFI providing lending and training to start-ups and existing businesses owned by members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the seven far-western counties of North Carolina.

    Southeast Economic Development Fund, Inc. Ally Type: Organization
    Park Hills, MO

    Southeast Economic Development Fund, Inc.

    Contact Name: Keri McCrorey
    Phone Number:
    Category: CDFI
    Website: http://semodevelopment.org/

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    The Eckblad Group Ally Type: Organization
    Madison, WI

    The Eckblad Group

    Contact Name: Barbara Eckblad
    Phone Number: 262-707-6313
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: http://www.theeckbladgroup.com

    Services Offered:

    Consultant to the CDFI industry on organizational development, Aeris review evaluation and assistance, loan fund analysis, TA, support in attaining CDFI certification

    Description:

    The Eckblad Group is a specialized advisory firm with expertise in helping CDFIs, micro-finance institutions, and economic development organizations fulfill their important missions. Our own mission-driven organization helps those that empower small businesses and entrepreneurs who are otherwise under-served, under-banked, and/or undervalued. While we offer a range of services, The Eckblad Group’s reputation is built on its specific expertise in financial performance, compliance and preparation for Aeris™ assessments. Our collective background includes senior level experience in the development, growth, and sustainability of CDFI organizations.

    The Feighan Team Ally Type: Organization
    Washington, DC

    The Feighan Team

    Contact Name: Alison Feighan
    Phone Number:
    Category: Service Provider
    Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-feighan-3227598/

    Services Offered:

    strategic government relations, advocacy, organizing, lobbying

    Description:

    On April 1, 2015 I launched The Feighan Team (TFT, Inc.), a woman-owned government relations firm dedicated to empowering community development organizations, non-profit institutions and coalitions by providing tactical policy advice, legislative guidance, and the advocacy tools that organizations need to influence policy decisions and impact the legislative process in Washington.

    TFT, Inc. takes a team approach to its work. By becoming an extension of an organization’s professional team we help clients amplify their policy voice in Washington. TFT , Inc. is committed to demystify the political and legislative process and empowering clients to be effective advocates who can educate and influence policy makers - including Members of Congress, congressional staff, White House officials and federal agency staff.

    The Food Trust Ally Type: Organization
    Philadelphia, PA

    The Food Trust

    Contact Name: Caroline Harries
    Phone Number: 215-575-0444
    Category: Nonprofit
    Website: http://thefoodtrust.org

    Services Offered:

    The Food Trust provides consulting services to help public and private organizations promote good nutrition and increase access to nutritious foods. Partners throughout the United States and internationally benefit from the organization's deep knowledge base and to replicate our successful, innovative programs and policies to expand access to healthy, affordable food for all. We contract directly with federal, state, local, commercial and nonprofit entities on a wide variety of healthy food access programs and policy initiatives, ranging from provision of technical assistance to consulting support for larger programs and federal public health initiatives. We are a certified subcontractor on several major federal contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    The Food Trust's consulting services include:

    • Strategic planning
    • Program/policy design, implementation and evaluation
    • Comprehensive community food assessments and
    • GIS mapping Customized training, webinars, reports and presentations
    • Technical assistance (TA)

    Our expertise includes programs and policies regarding:

    • Healthy food retail in supermarkets, corner stores, chain convenience stores and rural grocery stores
    • Healthy food incentives
    • Food distribution systems
    • Healthcare/food system linkages and health equity
    • Farmers market
    •  Farm to school and farm to institution
    • Early childhood nutrition education and preschool initiative

    Description:

    The Food Trust's mission is to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Working with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers, we've developed a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food.

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