We Believe in
Opportunity. For All.
CDFIs—community development financial institutions—align capital with justice. We invest in opportunities and transform lives and places for disinvested people. We make our economy—and our nation—stronger, one opportunity at a time.
How do CDFIs Create Opportunity?
By financing community businesses—small businesses, microenterprises, nonprofit organizations, commercial real estate, and affordable housing—CDFIs spark job growth and retention in hard-to serve markets across the nation.
Find out how it all works in our infographic.
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OFN's partners include banks, multinational corporations, government agencies, faith-based organizations, foundations and more.
Become A Member
OFN Members enjoy a host of benefits, from exclusive training and TA programs to financial services to the opportunity to advocate for policy change in Washington D.C.
As part of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service recently announced they are inviting CDFIs to submit applications to serve as the HFFI National Fund Manager.read more
The start of a new Administration and Congressional session will usher in many new policies that will be introduced and debated in our nation’s capital over the next four years.read more