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About CDFIsCDFIs Invest Toolkit

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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