We expand the financial capacity of our members through collective and cooperative strategies so that Black-led CDFIs are resourced with the financial capital, human capital, and technical capacity to be catalysts for economic mobility, prosperity, and wealth-building for Black communities.
We ensure that all Black communities have full and fair access to equitable financial tools, to build prosperity and wealth. We do this by amplifying the financial preferences and needs of Black communities.
We are unapologetically aspirational for wanting the best for our communities. We believe in redesigning systems to benefit those who are most marginalized. We use our voice and research tools to elevate the disproportionate investment in Black-led CDFIs, and to advocate for a redistribution of capital flow to these CDFIs.
The Alliance serves Black-led CDFIs Nationwide. We support and empower CDFI CEOs to lead and grow their institutional operations, teams, and social impact.
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.
We address the unique capacity building needs of our Black & female CEO members who systemically face racial & gender resource inequities, adversely impacting the balance sheets and financial trajectories of their CDFIs and the communities they serve
We work with partners and members to identify the availability and cost of financial products in member communities. It provides partnership-building and other support services to members to develop products or engage partners to fill market gaps.
Utilize research tools to elevate the disproportionate investment in Black-led CDFIs, and to advocate for a redistribution of capital flow to these CDFI