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

27% 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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CDFIs Invest in Change

how community lenders helped save small businesses during the pandemic

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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Funding A Just Transition

How CDFIs Can Lead the Way on Climate Action My name is Keith Bisson and I am president of Coastal...

Accompany Capital’s Takeaways from This Year’s OFN Conference

Written by Accompany Capital The annual Opportunity Finance Network’s conference has long been a highly anticipated annual destination for friends and...

Take Action: CDFI Participation in the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund

CDFIs and our mission partners are critical stakeholders in the successful implementation of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GHGRF or...

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