In late October, CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan and I traveled to Alaska to participate in the Annual Conference of the Alaska Federation of Natives and to meet with several organizations that have utilized CDFI Fund programs. To say that Alaska, appropriately nicknamed “
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With New York City's high cost of living, making ends meet on a modest salary can be challenging. Even when financially stable New Yorkers are faced with an emergency, the ability to access sources of credit can be very expensive.
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In Corpus Christi, Texas, many entrepreneurs in underserved and underbanked communities, including minority-, veteran-, and women-run businesses, are unable to receive loans through traditional means. The LiftFund, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), with an