CDFI Fund Year in Review: Investing for the Future, One Community at a Time
The CDFI Fund has released its FY 2013 Year in Review report detailing impact metrics for award programs. In FY 2013, $172.6 million was awarded to 201 organizations by the CDFI Program (including healthy foods) and the Bank Enterprise Award Program awarded $17 million. BEA Program applicants increased spending on community development projects by $493.5 million over the prior year. That includes a $427.8 million increase in loans and investments in distressed communities as well as a $55.4 million increase in loans, deposits and technical assistance to CDFIs and a $10.3 million increase in the provision of financial services in distressed communities.