Community Development Finance Initiative to Build Local Communities through Affordable Credit


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The Community Development Finance Initiative (CDFI) is important funding for many charities.

CDFI funding comes from public and private sources, and is typically in loan form. Sometimes, the funding comes as a donation, bond or equity. The funding goal is to build local communities through access to affordable, responsible credit, by rolling out cash to small business, charities and social enterprises.


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Federal Programs Related to - Grants Development

Programs that provide consultation, training, contractual services and resources for nonprofit organizations that need assistance in researching funding opportunities, developing proposals to obtain outside funding, and/or in the evaluation of existing grants. Grants Administration; Grants Consulting

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    Programs that provide alternatives to traditional banking systems and/or focus on policy-making, information sharing, research or other activities that relate to financial institutions and services. Banking; Credit Unions; Investment Management; Investments & Securities; Savings & Loans



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