"Community banks serve as laboratories for the next big ideas in financial innovation." – Eugene Ludwig
“CDFIs have a measurable impact on consumers and communities.” – Thomas Curry
"If we work together and believe in our common mission, we can be a great source of good in our communities." – Donna Gambrell
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Webinar: Impact of Financial Products and Services in Underserved Markets

NCIF recently hosted a webinar introducing our newest research initiative on the impact of financial institutions have on economic activity and quality of life in the communities they operate.

First Quarter 2014 Report on the CDFI Banking Industry

The CDFI Banking industry is currently at its largest ever in terms of number of banks. Download NCIF's analysis. 

CDFI Fund announces New Markets allocations

Congratulations to City First Bank, Central Bank of Kansas City, the Harbor Bank of Maryland, and Sunrise Banks. NCIF is proud to recieve $33M in allocations, which we plan to use for 3-Way Partnerships leveraging the local expertise of CDFI Banks.

FDIC publication guides community banks in partnering with CDFIs

The FDIC published “Strategies for Community Banks to Develop Partnerships with Community Development Financial Institutions.” The guide describes different financing approaches, suggests steps for evaluation and du

Banks featured in CDFI Coalition’s 20th Anniversary Report

Three NCIF investees – Broadway Federal Bank, Virginia Community Capital, and Southern Bancorp – along with NCIF itself, were featured in a report commemorating twenty years since the creation of CDFIs.

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NCIF recently hosted a webinar introducing our newest research initiative on the impact of financial institutions have on economic activity and quality of life in the communities they operate.

The CDFI Banking industry is currently at its largest ever in terms of number of banks. Download NCIF's analysis. 

Congratulations to City First Bank, Central Bank of Kansas City, the Harbor Bank of Maryland, and Sunrise Banks. NCIF is proud to recieve $33M in allocations, which we plan to use for 3-Way Partnerships leveraging the local expertise of CDFI Banks.

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National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is an impact investor and a 501(c)(4) nonprofit investment fund. NCIF invests in mission-oriented banks and other financial institutions in order to increase access to services and catalyze economic development in low-income and underserved communities. We support the mission-oriented banking industry by investing capital, creating innovative business opportunities, and facilitating the flow of funds from mainstream, philanthropic, socially responsible, and public sources. In addition, we supply research and impact metrics for banks and their investors and encourage collaboration through the NCIF Network. NCIF aspires to transform the financial industry so that responsible services are accessible to all and investments are valued based on social and environmental impact as well as financial performance. More about NCIF.