On March 11, 2024, it was announced that Pravina Raghavan is appointed the new Director of the CDFI Fund. On behalf of the Native CDFI Network and our members, we express our sincere excitement and support for Raghavan’s appointment in this significant role. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact she will make in championing financial inclusion and access to capital for Native peoples and communities.

Raghavan brings a remarkable depth of experience and dedication to economic development, making her exceptionally qualified to lead the CDFI Fund. Her commitment to advancing economic opportunities in underserved communities resonates deeply with our mission and values.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome and congratulations to Raghavan as she assumes this vital position. Together, let us continue our journey toward building vibrant and resilient Native economies.