If Trump Cuts this Little-known Federal Program, it will Gut Low-income Communities

March 2017

When the new administration sought to eliminate the U.S. Department of Treasury’s CDFI Fund in its FY2017 budget, the role that Community Development Financial Institutions play in delivering capital to low-income communities came under increased scrutiny. Fast Company featured Capital Impact in its in-depth look that highlighted the key role CDFIs play, specifically noting: “Companies like Capital Impact Partners don’t do the work they do for recognition or glory–they do it to get money to the people and communities that need it most.”

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