A movement for economic justice.
We address the barriers to community and economic development, Black business growth, wealth creation, and financial protections in African American communities
We strengthen our member fiscal and impact capacity using best practices to facilitate social and economic advancement in their communities.
We help Alliance members expand their capacity and efficacy while providing marketplace firms with increased revenues to expand wealth creation in the African American community.
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.
Black leaders creating a path toward equitable policies and practices within the Black community.
Non-profits, cooperatives, and businesses working toward a living wage, basic benefits, career-building, wealth-building opportunities and/or a fair and engaging workplace.
Projects proactively addressing historical and current systemic oppression in order to ensure fairness in the access to opportunities, resources, and rights for the Black community.
Central to the American economy is a complex matrix of fiscal strategies and financial rulings. A crucial element within this framework is the debt limit – a statutory control on the quantity of national debt the Treasury Department can accumulate. Breaching this debt limit, a situation where the nation fails to repay its debt, carriesRead More
Coalition Applauds EPA’s Efforts and Proposes Enhancements to Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Framework to Boost Benefits for Disadvantaged Communities The Community Builders of Color Coalition is a national network of 16 financial institutions and advocacy groups committed to ensuring disadvantaged communities receive equitable benefits from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). The Coalition, consisting ofRead More
A Substantial Conversation with Michael Jeans, CEO of Go Green Energy Fund and Growth Opportunity Partners, the country’s first African American-led green bank. Substantial Magazine continues to take a deeper dive into the world of Black-Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and the important role these unique financial institutions play in serving communities across the nation.Read More
ORLANDO, FL – The Community Builders of Color Coalition (the Coalition) led by the African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs (The Alliance) is proud to announce that the Hip Hop Caucus (HHC) has joined the Coalition. Together, they fight for equity in the EPA’s administration of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF), advocating that atRead More
(Below is a copy of the press release pulled from Warner’s website here) Letter sent as the EPA prepares to release NOFO for new grant program authorized through the Inflation Reduction Act WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging themRead More
Justice Climate Fund Aims to Activate Existing Community Development Networks to Provide Capital and Resources to Organizations Fighting for Green Solutions Orlando, FL – Today, The Community Builders of Color Coalition, led by the African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs, announced the launch of the Justice Climate Fund, a new initiative that will maximize theRead More
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