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CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Funds Permanent Veterans Facilityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/impact/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=28CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Funds Permanent Veterans Facility<div class="ExternalClass6528C5B78C73470AB7C704E132AE1C1D"><p>U.S. Veterans that have faithfully served the nation can often face challenges upon returning home from active service. The American Legion Mayhew-Vincent White Cane Post 266 (Post 266) was established in 1976 to provide assistance to veterans suffering from blindness and other disabilities. <a href="/Documents/BGP%20Clearinghouse%20CDFI%20Impact%20Story%20040317.pdf" target="_blank">Read the full story here</a>.</p></div>2017-05-25T16:25:00ZLocal Impact28GP0|#e5ca169a-3210-4374-8024-08bc93cb9c65;L0|#0e5ca169a-3210-4374-8024-08bc93cb9c65|CDFI Bond Guarantee Program;GTSet|#52f34ab0-6f81-4fe6-b393-2715c7089532;GP0|#4d230602-4377-4c23-b8a7-fde38da73dda;L0|#04d230602-4377-4c23-b8a7-fde38da73dda|California
Community Coalition Strengthens Its Home Basehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/impact/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=53Community Coalition Strengthens Its Home Base<div class="ExternalClassB65073C653274FEE8707FF1A59141B49"><p>Los Angeles’ Vermont Knolls neighborhood is a high-need community of approximately 22,000 residents of which nearly one-third have incomes under the federal poverty level. Fifty-five percent of residents have less than a high school diploma, which results in limited job and economic opportunities. There is also a severe shortage of community spaces available to deliver critical social and human services.</p><p><a href="/Documents/LIIF%20Community%20Coalition.pdf" target="_blank">To read the full story, click here.</a></p></div>2018-06-27T18:00:00ZLocal Impact53GP0|#c8a5d5bc-32cc-47a9-88a8-702f1f974786;L0|#0c8a5d5bc-32cc-47a9-88a8-702f1f974786|CDFI Certification;GTSet|#52f34ab0-6f81-4fe6-b393-2715c7089532;GP0|#4d230602-4377-4c23-b8a7-fde38da73dda;L0|#04d230602-4377-4c23-b8a7-fde38da73dda|California;GP0|#a52ce078-0bf5-4ef8-aa4b-0b66902683da;L0|#0a52ce078-0bf5-4ef8-aa4b-0b66902683da|Capital Magnet Fund
CDFI Resources Allow Naval Veteran to Serve His Communityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/impact/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=67CDFI Resources Allow Naval Veteran to Serve His Community<div class="ExternalClass847A23BCFF854E8A80105F340F6BF006"><p>Acumen Building Enterprise operates in a low-income income neighborhood in East Oakland, CA, where 25 percent of residents live below the poverty line. After serving his country in the United States Navy, Walter Allen saw the importance of supporting this neighborhood. In 1994, he founded Acumen Building Enterprise, Inc. (Acumen), which specializes in providing professional services to municipal and state transportation agencies, including local public transit operators BART and AC Transit, as well as CalTrans (California’s state department of transportation). With its 40 employees, Acumen provides a variety of consulting and management services, as well as software development, installation, and maintenance programs.</p><p><a href="/Documents/CDFI%20Resources%20Allow%20Naval%20Veteran%20to%20Serve%20His%20Community%20041919.pdf" target="_blank">To read the full story, click here</a>.</p></div>2019-04-23T19:00:00ZLocal Impact67GP0|#4d230602-4377-4c23-b8a7-fde38da73dda;L0|#04d230602-4377-4c23-b8a7-fde38da73dda|California;GTSet|#52f34ab0-6f81-4fe6-b393-2715c7089532;GP0|#c8a5d5bc-32cc-47a9-88a8-702f1f974786;L0|#0c8a5d5bc-32cc-47a9-88a8-702f1f974786|CDFI Certification