Community Wealth Building Tools: Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)
- Published By
- The Democracy Collaborative
This toolkit focuses on Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), which provide credit and financial services to communities that are underserved by mainstream commercial banks and lenders. There are both for-profit and nonprofit CDFIs and include community development banks, community development credit unions, community development loan funds, community development venture capital funds, and microenterprise loan funds. This toolkit contains an overview, support organizations, models and best practices, research resources, articles and publications, and a toolbox related to CDFIs.