1. Expanding CDFI Coverage in Underserved Areas Capacity Building Initiative Workshops

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    The Expanding CDFI Coverage in Underserved Areas informational webinar provides an overview of the workshops, answers questions about this Capacity Building Initiative training, and helps participants determine which training session will be most beneficial for them to attend based on their organization's needs.

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    • Fundraising for your CDFI: Multiple Perspectives on how to Present your CDFI as an Attractive Investment

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      Part of OFN’s Growing Microfinance to Scale Webinar Series, this presentation provides an overview of relationship management tactics, how to tell your CDFI’s story, investment types, and what funders look for. Presenters: Aishah Miller, Opportunity Finance Network; Valeria Perez-Ferreiro, Consultant; Amanda Joseph, Opportunity Finance Network Date: September 4, 2014

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      • 2015 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program

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        The application period for the 2015 round of the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program (BGP) is now open, making $750 million in bond guarantee authority available to eligible CDFIs. In addition to publishing the 2015 applications, the CDFI Fund also announced revisions to the CDFI certification requirements that facilitate a new way for CDFIs to borrow under the BGP. New this application round, the NOGA allows Qualified Issuers (QI)—like OFN—to submit applications that propose alternative financing structures. OFN and others have worked hard to advocate for these revisions, which mean that the BGP can be accessible to more of our Member CDFIs. Watch this webinar to learn how OFN and others have worked to ensure the program is more accessible to more CDFIs.

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        • CHC Financial and Operational Metrics and Trends

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          Join our expert presenter to better understand what a typical community health center looks like from an operational and financial perspective. This webinar provides an overview of community health centers’ operating structures, composition of revenue streams, and typical expenses (including staffing structures and how they impact revenues and productivity). The webinar also highlights the changing community health center payor environment and how it may affect health centers.

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          • Underwriting CHCs

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            Now that you have a better understanding of community health centers, this webinar provides CDFIs with the essential tools to understand the key elements of community health center credit analysis and underwriting. This webinar will highlight common risks and mitigations in lending to community health centers and how CDFIs should incorporate the financial ratios discussed in the “CHC Financial and Operational Metrics and Trends” webinar in the credit analysis process. In addition to financial analysis, our experts will discuss other underwriting considerations such as collateral, management and governance, competition, and social and community development impacts.

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            • Primary Credit Needs of CHCs and Sources of Credit

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              What are the major capital project needs for community health centers over the next five years? Attend to discuss and learn how to help meet these needs. This webinar highlights the primary types and uses of loan products that community health centers request and summarizes the major sources of capital for community health centers, including those provided by public, private, and philanthropic entities.

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              • CDFI Opportunity Agenda Staying Connected Call: March 10, 2015

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                Discusses several ways Members can participate in our advocacy efforts, and provide the latest information on our 2015 Advocacy Day on May 20 in Washington, DC!

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                • Lessons Learned in Developing, Innovating, and Scaling Consumer Financial Products and Services

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                  OFN is collaborating with CFSI and Filene Research Institute to present lessons learned from working with credit unions, loan funds, and other nonprofits. Topics include behavioral economics, technology innovations, and consumer trends which are helping to shape the next generation of high quality consumer financial products and services.

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