"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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BankImpact Database now with 2014 Data

The NCIF BankImpact Database is now updated with key 2014 financial and Social Performance Metrics on all U.S. banks, including the year-end CDFI and MDI certifications.

NCIF Invests in Rural Pacific Northwest with Fry Foods

NCIF provided a $4 million New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Fry Foods, a supplier to the foodservice industry.

NCIF’s BankImpact Database Featured in ProfitWise

To spread awareness of the BankImpact Database’s variety of interactive search functions and ability to serve the needs of the development banking industry, NCIF worked with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to publish an article explaining as well as demonstrating the tool in ProfitWise Ne

CDFIs Stepping into the Breach: An Impact Evaluation

The CDFI Fund recently released a report, which was undertaken by researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and focuses on CDFI loan funds. The report finds that CDFI loan fund lending fills market gaps for underserved and low-income populations.

NCIF Cited in CDFI Fund Report

In late February, the CDFI Fund a report that focuses on CDFI banks and credit unions in a comparative analysis of failure risk and operational efficiency relative to mainstream financial institutions.

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The NCIF BankImpact Database is now updated with key 2014 financial and Social Performance Metrics on all U.S. banks, including the year-end CDFI and MDI certifications.

NCIF provided a $4 million New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Fry Foods, a supplier to the foodservice industry.

To spread awareness of the BankImpact Database’s variety of interactive search functions and ability to serve the needs of the development banking industry, NCIF worked with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to publish an article explaining as well as demonstrating the tool in ProfitWise Ne

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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.