First Nations Oweesta Corporation and OFN are proud to announce the opening of nominations for the two 12th Annual Native CDFI Awards, which recognize excellence in the Native CDFI industry.
This week, the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG), an independent multilateral catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship, awarded its 2017 GSG Honor for Impact Asset Owner of the Year to Reinvestment Fund, an OFN Member CDFI. Presented at the GSG Impact Summit 2017 in Chicago, the award honors asset owners—including institutional investors, philanthropies, high net-worth individuals, family offices, corporations, banks, governments, and development-finance institutions—directing their capital to impact.
At the 2017 OFN Annual Conference in D.C., OFN will present the Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award for Responsible Finance.
(July 2017) The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), a nonprofit, mission-driven, alternative lender, has been awarded a $1 million financing package from USDA Rural Development’s Intermediary Relending Program (IRP).
The CDFI Fund today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2017 funding round for the Capital Magnet Fund.