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  • Community Development Lending, Explained: Business Acquisition Loans

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    In this series about community development lending, we aim to shed light on the diverse types of loans we offer, in the hope that it will provide the clarity our borrowers need to make an informed decision about applying for a community development loan. In this fourth installment, we take a look at business acquisition […]

  • How CDFIs Increase Access to Capital and Wealth Building: A Roundtable Conversation

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    Momentus Capital hosted a roundtable discussion highlighting efforts to increase access to capital and wealth building in underestimated communities and small businesses through Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).  The discussion included a variety of government officials, community lenders, public-private coalition leaders, and small business owners. Participants included: Below you will find excerpts from that discussion […]

  • Success Tips for Real Estate Developers: Solid Projections

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    Whether you’re a seasoned real estate developer fine-tuning your strategies or an aspiring newcomer eager to make your mark in the industry, there is always more to know and learn to help grow your business and scale your impact. This series is designed to provide invaluable insights and actionable advice to propel your development projects […]

  • Success Tips for Charter School Operators: A Thorough Concept

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    Whether you are an experienced charter school operator refining your approach or an enterprising newcomer ready to break ground in the charter school education sector, there is always more to discover and master to advance your institution and widen your impact. This series is crafted to deliver crucial insights and practical advice to drive your […]

  • Success Tips for Real Estate Developers: Relationship Building

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    Whether you’re a seasoned real estate developer fine-tuning your strategies or an aspiring newcomer eager to make your mark in the industry, there is always more to know and learn to help grow your business and scale your impact. This series is designed to provide invaluable insights and actionable advice to propel your development projects […]

  • Community Development Lending, Explained: Construction Loans

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    In this series about community development lending, we aim to shed light on the diverse types of loans we offer, in the hope that it will provide the clarity our borrowers need to make an informed decision about applying for a community development loan. In this third installment, we turn our attention to construction loans, […]

  • Community Development Lending, Explained: Real Estate Acquisition Loans

    Black and yellow graphic that reads: Community Development Lending Explained: Real Estate Acquisition Loans

    In this series about community development lending, we aim to shed light on the diverse types of loans we offer, in the hope that it will provide the clarity our borrowers need to make an informed decision about applying for a community development loan.  In this second installment, we explain what real estate acquisition loans […]

  • Nourish DC: Grants Help Diverse Food Entrepreneurs Flourish

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    In 2021, the Nourish DC Collaborative launched. This initiative supports the development of locally owned food businesses in Washington, D.C. communities to create vibrant, healthy neighborhoods.Nourish DC offers flexible loans, grants, and technical assistance to emerging and existing food businesses. While it serves the entire District, the collaborative focuses on supporting businesses in underestimated neighborhoods, […]

  • Community Development Lending, Explained: Predevelopment Loans

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    In this series about community development lending, we aim to shed light on the diverse types of loans we offer at Capital Impact Partners, in the hope that it will provide the clarity our borrowers need to make an informed decision about applying for a community development loan.┬áIn this first installment, we delve into the […]