Monthly Archives: May 2017

Will the CDFI Fund get Funded for 2018?

The CDFI Fund did well in the 2017 federal budget continuing resolution, and now it’s time to focus on 2018. This week, the Trump Administration will unveil its budget proposal, which includes massive cuts targeting programs benefitting low-income and low-wealth people and places. Reports are coming in that the Trump budget proposes to defund the […]

Must Read: How the Trump White House Plans to cut Programs for Poor People

Even as the loud noise from Washington, DC, features political firings, secret taping, and the future of our political system, it pays to pay attention to mundane topics like the federal budget. This story from Politico¬†is worth a click. It explains how the Trump Administration is pushing Congress (which is not pushing back) to cut […]

Celebrating Impact in SF!

On Wednesday, May 24th, I will be part of the celebration of Northern California Community Loan Fund’s 30th Anniversary to take stock of its impact. I will be speaking on a panel of remarkable professionals discussing what it means to come together as catalysts of change. My comments will focus on the role of Northern […]

CDFI Fund Budget 

… is reportedly $248 million for the current year, up $15 million for last year, under the bipartisan Congressional deal.