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Past Webinar

Investment Connection
Thu., May 20, 2021

Investment Connection LIVE - Maryland & Greater Washington, D.C.

The Richmond Fed's Investment Connection program highlights organizations with community and economic development projects that are potentially eligible for funding or financing under the Community Reinvestment Act. These projects aim to support people and businesses in communities with low and moderate incomes or are distressed or underserved. Selected organizations have a unique opportunity to pitch their proposals to bankers, CDFIs, foundations and other funding entities with similar missions.

During this live virtual pitch session, organizations will present lending, investment and service opportunities available in Maryland and Greater Washington, D.C. Projects address small business and farm finance, affordable housing and racial equity.

Participating Organizations:

Baltimore Community Lending, Inc.
Small Business Support in Baltimore City

Foodshed Capital
Mid-Atlantic Black Farmer Equity Fund

Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts and Entertainment District
The Sanaa Center Project

Southwest Partnership
Homeownership for Working Families

Potential funders can register for a free, no-obligation account with username and password to view these proposals and others available for funding by visiting the Investment Connection Funders Portal.

Disclaimer: The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is not a grantmaking organization. The purpose of convening the Investment Connection program is to facilitate education, information sharing and potential opportunities related to the CRA. The Richmond Fed does not endorse or make any representations as to the propriety or suitability of the participating organizations investments or programs. Organizations should perform their own due diligence before engaging in any transactions with these entities to ensure that any such transactions meet the organization's objectives.

Who Should Attend

Funding entities seeking to provide grant, equity investment, financing, and/or service support to projects deemed potentially eligible for Community Reinvestment Act. These include bankers, foundations, government entities, and non-profit organizations.

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