CDFIs

News and Articles About CDFIs

$2 Billion Cut from Fed Loan Program Affecting Small Business
Finance

$2 Billion Cut from Fed Loan Program Affecting Small Business

The CDFI Bond Guarantee program, signed into law in 2010, had the potential to extend $4 billion in credit to small-business owners, among others. A lengthy Congressional approval process has reduced the funds available by half.
Catherine Clifford
A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs
Finance

A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
Michelle Goodman
Starbucks Is Into Them. But What Exactly Are CDFIs?
Finance

Starbucks Is Into Them. But What Exactly Are CDFIs?

A quick guide to Community Development Financial Institutions: How they work and whether they can help you get money to start your business.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

A Guide to Community Development Financial Institutions

If your business in an economically distressed area, this special funding source could help you find money for your business.