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CDFIs invest in people and places to create economic opportunity.

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Access to Capital

Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) are specialized lenders that bring capital to low-income, low-wealth communities. CDFI financial products and services support small businesses, affordable housing, community facilities, and more nationwide.

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CDFIs finance communities that are…

60% People of Color

84% Low-Income

28% Rural

50% Women

About OFN

About OFN

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) is the leading national network of CDFIs and a financial intermediary. OFN increases capital flow, strengthens CDFIs, and amplifies the voice of the CDFI industry. We partner with investors, funders, and policymakers to align capital with opportunity.

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Key Priorities

CDFIs advance racial equity, combat persistent poverty, fight climate change, and more.

Finance Justice Fund

Finance Justice Fund

The Finance Justice Fund accelerates the work of OFN member CDFIs serving communities experiencing disproportionately high rates of poverty and disinvestment.

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Capital Building

Partnering with the Public Sector

OFN is the leading voice for the CDFI industry. Policymakers turn to CDFIs to drive transformational capital to historically underinvested rural, urban, and Native communities.

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OFN Finance Justice Fund Welcomes New Partners, Reaches $111 Million in Capital Deployed to More than 40 CDFIs

OFN is pleased to announce two longtime OFN partners have joined as new investors in the Finance Justice Fund —...

2022 Native CDFI Awards

2022 Native CDFI Awards Applications Now Open

Applications for the 2022 Native CDFI Awards open today, May 23, 2022! In 2019, Wells Fargo, Oweesta Corporation, and OFN...

Recap of OFN CONNECT+ Forum: Equitable Housing Finance 

On May 18, OFN welcomed nearly 600 CDFI industry peers and other advocates from across the country for our CONNECT+...

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