Made in America.

The CDFI industry is the opportunity industry. Whether contributing to the resurgence of an iconic American city like Detroit or creating jobs in rural communities, CDFIs create opportunity each and every day.

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Conference Recap!

In mid-November, a record 1,250 practitioners, funders, investors, and others attended the 31st OFN Conference in Detroit: Opportunity. Made in America. Together we learned about CDFIs' role in Detroit's resurgence and toured its neighborhoods. We attended high-quality breakout sessions delivered by our peers and industry leaders. We focused on capitalization, racial equity, inclusive growth, and other challenges we need to overcome to grow our industry by 10X. Conference attendees left Detroit filled with new ideas, knowledge, and networks to help us ensure that opportunity will be made in America for all.

On these pages, you can view videos of plenary speakers and award recipients, read a transcript of Mark Pinsky's State of the Industry speech "10X," download the presentations from the breakout sessions, and enjoy a photo gallery of our time together.

Thank you to all of our sponsors this year!


Lead Sponsor Bank of America
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors

Federal Home Loan Bank System / Morgan Stanley / Northern Trust / PNC Bank, NA / Prudential / Sam's Club / U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation


Bank of the West / BB&T / BBVA Compass / Cinnaire / Fifth Third Bank / NeighborWorks America / ZRG Partners


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP / Charles Schwab Bank / Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation / Disability Opportunity Fund / FUND Consulting, LLC / The Knight Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan / National Cooperative Bank / Ohio Capital Finance Corporation / PIDC/Portfol / Plante Moran / Prudent Lenders, LLC / Standard & Poor's Ratings Services / Urban Partnership Bank


Aeris / Ally Bank / CommonGoals Software / Community Reinvestment Fund, USA / ImpactUS / Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) / ONABEN / PCFS Solutions / RSM / The Community Development Trust


Capital Impact Partners / Chi Ishobak, Inc. / Cinnaire / Corporation for Supportive Housing / Detroit Development Fund / IFF / Invest Detroit / Local Initiatives Support Corporation / Metro Community Development, Inc. / Northern Initiatives / One Detroit Credit Union / Opportunity Resource Fund

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