Community Development

2010

 

Opportunity Finance Network Southeast Regional Meeting

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Mon., July 19, 2010 - Tue., July 20, 2010

Richmond Office, Richmond, Va.

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Overview

The Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Southeast Regional Meeting will take place Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in Richmond, Virginia at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. This one and one-half day meeting will offer OFN Members, other CDFIs, emerging CDFIs, funders, investors and other stakeholders the chance to engage in an important regional collaboration and training opportunity in the Southeast.

OFN President and CEO Mark Pinsky will present a current state of the community development finance industry report and participants will engage in discussions about regional CDFI collaboration, capitalization, and the regional economy. Following a networking reception, Bill Bynum, CEO of Hope Community Credit Union/Enterprise Corporation of the Delta, will present a dinner keynote address. On the second day, training sessions will include how to apply for CDFI Fund certification, small business underwriting and affordable housing underwriting.

Supported by Citi Foundation and the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation.

 

Audience

Opportunity Finance Network members, other CDFIs, emerging CDFIs, funders, investors and other stakeholders

More Links

Community Lenders Can Offer Start-Ups and Lift, Emily Maltby of the Wall Street Journal

Opportunity Finance Network

Agenda

 

Resources/Presentations

Introduction to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)

Overview of Regional Economy, Robert Schnorbus, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Regional Collaboration Opportunities, Adina Abramowitz, Consulting for Change

Business Underwriting Training, Adina Abramowitz, Consulting for Change

Affordable Housing Underwriting, Bill Skeen, Virginia Community Capital

CDFI Grantwriting, Randolph R. Shelton, REDC Community Capital Group, Inc.

Top 10 Strategies for Successful CDFI Funding Applications, Tammy Wilson, Wilson Consulting Associates

Loan Participation Key Survey Findings, Kristin Faust, Partners for the Common Good

The Ins and Outs of Participation and Co-Lending, Shaw Canale, MountainBizWorks, and Kristin Faust, Partners for the Common Good

 

Registration

Deadline: July 19, 2010

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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