Tag: community development

GIIN Report on Scaling Community Development Investments

GIIN Report on Scaling Community Development Investments

On October 19th 2015, The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), released a landscape study of the US Community Impact Investment field. Titled Scaling U.S. Community Investing: The Investor-Product Interface, the report provides insight into the barriers and opportunities to increasing investment. In the United States, investments that seeks to generate financial returns while delivering social…

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CDFI Fund names winners of FY 2015 program awards

CDFI Fund names winners of FY 2015 program awards

Yesterday the CDFI Fund announced the winners of the FY 2015 Program award. Chosen from a pool of 356 eligible applicants, the 152 recipients were awarded a total of $160 million. Divided into two categories, Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance, the program represents an important source of capitalization for community development venture capital funds.Read more