Nominate a Native CDFI Leader for the 2023 Ned Gramlich Award

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) established the Ned Gramlich Lifetime Achievement Award for Responsible Finance in memory of former board member and Federal Reserve Board Governor, Ned Gramlich. The spirit of the award is to celebrate people of distinction who have produced a body of work that sets them apart within the CDFI industry.

Application Window is Open for the Rural Energy for America Technical Assistance Grant Program

The purpose of the USDA Rural Energy for America Technical Assistance Grant Program (REAP) is to enable applicants to provide technical assistance to Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Businesses applying to REAP, with priority for Applicants assisting distressed or disadvantaged communities and for Applicants pursuing projects using underutilized technologies or seeking grants under $20,000.

Greening Commercial Real Estate and Community Facilities in Low-Income and Disadvantaged Communities Webinar

In the Equitable Greenhouse Gas Reduction Webinar Series, presenters will address why and how to “green” community facilities and commercial real estate to deliver equitable greenhouse gas reduction and meaningful co-benefits in and for low-income and disadvantaged communities.