Ellis Carr discusses community development on More Than Money podcast.

How CDFIs Expand Economic Opportunities in Underserved Communities

More than Money Podcast Interviews Ellis Carr, President & CEO of Capital Impact

Expanding opportunities for residents in low-income communities is the focus of community development financial institutions (CDFIs). These mission-driven institutions prioritize social, economic and racial justice for underserved communities over and above profits, meaning that CDFIs invest in places and projects that traditional lenders are often reluctant to support.

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Partnering for Impact With The CDFI Fund

By Scott Berman, Director of Policy & Development


CDFI Fund LogoAs a mission-driven lender, Capital Impact Partners collaborates with a wide range of public, private and philanthropic organizations that invest in our efforts to transform underserved communities into vibrant places of opportunity. These partners—and the financial support they provide—are indispensable. Quite simply, our work would not be possible without them.