NDFC’s session at the 2023 OFN Conference

Our session on Disability Finance at the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Conference was a success in large part thanks to Rita German’s excellent moderating. A special thanks to the JPMorgan Chase Foundation for its support. Pictured above from left to right: Andrew Porter (NDFC), Erica Quin-Easter (Genesis Fund), Pam Porter (NDFC), Rita German (JPMorgan Chase),Continue reading “NDFC’s session at the 2023 OFN Conference”

Reflections on the 2023 OFN Conference

We are still buzzing with inspiration and pride from the 2023 Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Conference. Among the many memorable moments, one stands out prominently: when Jonathan Porter took center stage at the plenary session on Tuesday and reflected on the positive impact the CDFI industry, in particular our esteemed member the Northwest Access Fund,Continue reading “Reflections on the 2023 OFN Conference”

NDFC offering two upcoming trainings in Aug. and Sept. 2023

First, CDFI (Re)Certification will be offered on August 10 from 2:00-3:30pm ET. Presented in conjunction with Friedman Associates, this webinar will break down specific changes to the Certification Application that will require all existing certified CDFIs to recertify. We will also outline proposed changes related to Persons with Disabilities as an Other Target Population. RegisterContinue reading “NDFC offering two upcoming trainings in Aug. and Sept. 2023”

NDFC Board Achieves 100% Participation in Donations

We are thrilled to announce that every member of our Board of Directors has generously donated to the National Disability Finance Coalition in the past . This incredible show of support underscores our shared commitment to advancing financial empowerment for people with disabilities. We are deeply grateful to our Board of Directors for their unwaveringContinue reading “NDFC Board Achieves 100% Participation in Donations”

NDFC Receives $75,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase Foundation

The National Disability Finance Coalition has received funding for programming and operational support to increase awareness, capabilities, funding, products, and services by CDFIs to serve people with disabilities (PWD).  NDFC will utilize the funding from JPMC Foundation for two main priorities:

Schoolhouse Hotel Grand Opening

The Schoolhouse Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia opened on June 17th. It is the world’s first fully accessible, ADA-compliant, hotel. Among those in attendance was Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.). The Schoolhouse Hotel is White Sulphur Springs’ first full-service boutique hotel. This exciting project will transform the former historic WSS High School intoContinue reading “Schoolhouse Hotel Grand Opening”