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Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)

Downtown Richmond

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are specialized financial institutions operating in markets that are underserved by traditional financial institutions. This section highlights the Richmond Fed’s work on CDFIs.

  • COVID-19 CDFI Survey

    COVID-19 CDFI Survey

    The 2020 COVID-19 CDFI Survey is a special effort to gather data from CDFIs across the United States and to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on their organizations, clients, and communities. The survey is open from July 20-August 14, and is a partnership of the Federal Reserve System, the CDFI Fund, Opportunity Finance Network, the CDFI Coalition, the Native CDFI Network, First Nations Oweesta Corporation, Inclusiv, NeighborWorks America, the New York State CDFI Coalition and the Asociación de Ejecutivos de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito de Puerto Rico.

  • 2019 CDFI Survey

    2019 CDFI Survey

    The 2019 CDFI Survey was a national survey of CDFIs conducted as a partnership of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks, the CDFI Fund, First Nations Oweesta Corporation, Inclusiv, NeighborWorks America and Opportunity Finance Network. The survey grew out of the Richmond Fed’s biennial Survey of CDFIs in the Southeast and was fielded from April through June 2019.

  • National CDFI Directory

    National CDFI Directory

    The National CDFI Directory contains contact information for 492 CDFIs located in the continental United States, Alaska, Guam, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. All contact information was provided by CDFIs that responded to the Federal Reserve’s 2019 CDFI Survey.

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