OFN provides a suite of services to clients in three strategic areas:
OFN provides capacity building services to advance the CDFI industry.
Training and technical assistance to CDFIs on innovative financing, such as Financing Healthy Food Options
Leadership Development to provide opportunities to grow leaders across the CDFI Industry, such as CDFIs v2.0
Commissioned research on topics that benefit industry participants, such as the Technology Toolkit
“I have attended all three OFN Healthy Food trainings and I am truly impressed with the quality and the relevance of the information and speakers that were brought in for each segment.”
- Training Participant
Investing in CDFIs
Organizations engage OFN to help them find investments in CDFIs.
Due diligence on investments, loans, or grants to CDFIs
Designing new programs for CDFI investors
Training for Underwriting CDFIs
“OFN put together great strategic recommendations identifying our investment program’s strengths, risks to mitigate and best practices in the industry.”
- CDFI Investor Client
CDFI Strategic Consulting
Existing or potential CDFIs rely on OFN to help them achieve high performance to serve their target communities.
Growth or expansion strategies
Business planning for new or established CDFIs
Risk, Loan and Portfolio management
“On a scale of 1 to 5, we rate our experience with OFN as very close to a 5, and we anticipate working with them again.”
- CDFI client