We elevate the voices of Black community leaders by serving as a thought-leader for CDFI public policy issues and engaging in research that are in the best interest in the of Black CDFIs’ sustainability and stakeholders
Utilize research tools to elevate the disproportionate investment in Black-led CDFIs, and to advocate for a redistribution of capital flow to these CDFIs.
Support to help lead and grow their institutional operations, teams, and social impact.
Access to webinars and educational opportunities to help members build capacity and grow their CDFI.
As champions of community development and financial empowerment, Alliance members are uniquely positioned to profoundly impact the environment while furthering their mission of economic inclusivity. This article explores the journey towards becoming green lenders, emphasizing the benefits, and providing step-by-step suggestions to help you embrace this transformative path. The Power of Green Lending: Becoming aRead More
February 1, 2024 U.S. Small Business Administration and the African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs Forge Partnership to Ignite Small Business Growth Partnership to Empower Small Businesses and Build Bridges Towards Economic Prosperity for Black Communities ORLANDO, FL – The African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs (The Alliance) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) haveRead More
Grant to Help the Alliance Address Housing Insecurities for Communities of Color ORLANDO, FL – The African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs (The Alliance) announced today a $100,000 grant from the Melville Charitable Trust (The Trust). The funding will support the Alliance Housing Initiative; a program designed to eradicate racial policies that perpetuate housing instability.Read More
At this critical moment in our history, the significance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in shaping our nation’s future is undeniable. The stakes couldn’t be higher, and the need for a passionate, informed, and vigorous defense of DEI has never been more urgent. We are witnessing a concerted effort to undermine DEI initiatives acrossRead More
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