Youth Opportunity Pledge

  • $1 billion in new financing

  • annually to benefit

  • young people of color across the U.S.

The “Youth Opportunity Pledge” commits OFN’s network of CDFIs to originate $1 billion annually in new financing that benefits young people of color across the U.S. It includes $300 million in financing to create opportunities specifically for black and Latino male youth.

Inspired by President Obama's My Brother’s Keeper initiative, this financing will support early care though high school education, community health centers and healthy foods in underserved communities, entrepreneurship and small business financing, after-school programs, and affordable housing that helps make opportunities possible for so many.

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