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Member organizations Community Capital, Leviticus Fund, Accion East, and Business Center for New Americans (BCNA) were pleased to attend the 2018 Wells Fargo Community Summit, which was attended by the more than 150 New York area nonprofits that receive funding from Wells Fargo Community Development initiatives. Panels and workshops introduced attendees to the numerous ways…(Read More)

Washington should increase funding for Community Development Financial Institutions Carolyn B. Maloney Published: November 22, 2016 – 12:01 am This weekend we celebrate Small Business Saturday, an annual event following Black Friday, when shoppers are encouraged to support their communities by shopping local, incentivized by small businesses across the country offering special promotions.Small businesses…(Read More)

NYS CDFI Coalition Lobby Day

In 2007 New York established a State CDFI Fund modeled after that of the US Treasury, the first  in the country. It has not been funded to date. The New York State CDFI Coalition is requesting a $15 million appropriation in the 2016 budget to help: revitalize downtowns in upstate NY create affordable housing support…(Read More)

The Spring Bank branch and headquarters on 167th Street in The Bronx, New York (Photo by Oscar Perry Abello) For the full article please visit NextCity It was September 15th, 2008. Melanie Stern was the point-person for the New York State Coalition of CDFIs (community development financial institutions). She and a few other coalition…(Read More)