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An Appetite for GCEI: Democratizing Decision-Making in the CDFI Industry

10:00 AM, July 28, 2024

Topic: Advocacy

Provider/Presenting Organization: Transform Finance




Guest Speakers:
Devin Culbertson, Senior Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners
Nate Schaffran, Co-Director of Lending, Community Vision
Leslie Lindo, Portfolio Manager, Candide Group

CDFIs have driven billions of dollars into communities for projects like affordable housing, infrastructure development, and small to medium loans for businesses. In this session we will discuss how the GCEI approach aligns with equity goals in the CDFI industry and identify steps CDFIs can take to respond to, address, and be accountable to the visions, needs, and aspirations of the communities.