Peer Learning

March 22, 2023 – Disability Finance Resources and Success Stories. Hear from the Institute on Disability about its Disability Compendium, web-based tools that pool disability statistics into one place, often at the state and county level. NDFC member SELF showcases recent success stories and financial products serving people with disabilities. And our Government Affairs consultant provides an update on policy developments in Congress and at the CDFI Fund.

Webinar recording here.  NDFC Presentation here.

Institute on Disability Presentation here.

SELF Presentation here.  SELF video here.

February 23, 2023 – NDFC was pleased to be the featured speaker for the National Disability Institute’s webinar on Entrepreneurship, Disability, and CDFIs: An Introduction to CDFIs.

NDI Presentation here.

October 21, 2022 – NDFC led a session at the OFN Conference in New York City. The presentation showcased disability finance. We celebrated Trailblazer Award winner Genesis Community Loan Fund, as well as honorable mention organizations. Northwest Access Fund provided an overview of Assistive Technology and Chicago Community Loan Fund described how they have incorporated Disability into their DEI strategy.

NDFC Presentation here.

July 12, 2022 – Diversity Includes Disability Webinar. Hear a case study from Chicago Community Loan Fund about how they incorporated Disability into their recent DEI Strategy update. Also hear about two exciting new initiatives to support disability finance best practices and community development professionals with disabilities. And wrapping up, a robust update on CDFI policy and disability finance.

Webinar recording here. Download slideshow here.

March 24, 2022 – DF-FA Application Webinar. Four multi-year recipients of the Disability Funds – Financial Assistance awards share their insights on how to create a successful application. View the Webinar recording here. Download the slideshow here.

August 19, 2021 – PATF CEO Susan Tachau introduces and Cents and Sensibility: A Guide to Money Management. View the Webinar recording here. Download the slideshow here.

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