Message from the Director

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In the midst of the current national dialogue about the global economic crisis and how to resolve it, it is important that we not forget Americans living in distressed low-income communities across this nation.

CDFI Fund Director Donna Gambrell Selected to Serve in Treasury's Office of Financial Stability

Since its creation in 1994, the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has awarded a total of $864 million to promote economic revitalization and community development through the CDFI Program, Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program, and Native Initiatives, which includes the Nativ

Welcome to the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund's website. My name is Donna Gambrell and I am the Director of the Department of the Treasury's CDFI Fund. I was appointed to the position on November 26, 2007, for a three-year term.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund successfully concluded its 2007 national award announcements.

​Since joining the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Develop-

On February 1, 2007, I began my tenure as Director of the CDFI Fund. I am honored that the President and U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson have given me their trust to lead this important institution.