"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
"CDFIs have a special responsibility and obligation to look at different strategies to lift up communities." – Donna Gambrell
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NCIF Invites you to use BankImpact MAPS

NCIF's newest addition to its BankImpact suite of research tools is BankImpact MAPS. BankImpact MAPS is designed to make mission-oriented banking more visible to consumers.

Webinar: Learn about NCIF's Small Business Transaction Initiative

NCIF invites community development lenders to join its lending team for an introductory webinar on our Small Business Transaction Initiative; a New Markets Tax Credit product that enables loan officers to bring in new bus

NCIF named contractor for CDFI Fund’s Minority CDE NMTC Training and TA Program

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is proud to announce it has contracted with the US Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) to implement a training and technical assistance program for Minority CDEs. 

NBA and NCIF Partner for Minority Banks

The National Bankers Association (NBA) and NCIF recently partnered in a joint effort to promote Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and their important role in communities.

NCIF Talks Mission-Oriented Banking with American Banker

Our President and CEO, Saurabh Narain, was recently featured in American Banker, describing the importance of mission-oriented banks and the ways their community development efforts go beyond a narrower popular understanding of banking.

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NCIF's newest addition to its BankImpact suite of research tools is BankImpact MAPS. BankImpact MAPS is designed to make mission-oriented banking more visible to consumers.

NCIF invites community development lenders to join its lending team for an introductory webinar on our Small Business Transaction Initiative; a New Markets Tax Credit product that enables loan officers to bring in new bus

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is proud to announce it has contracted with the US Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) to implement a training and technical assistance program for Minority CDEs. 

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The NCIF Network of Banks

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.