Certificate in Community Development Finance
University of New Hampshire
Carsey School of Public Policy
Learn the Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry
The Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry course is designed for practitioners who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the basics of the opportunity finance industry, which provides financing and financial services to low-income, low-wealth, and other disadvantaged people and communities. This three-day course is jointly offered by the Center for Impact Finance at the University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy and the Opportunity Finance Network.
The goal of this certificate course is to develop the knowledge and capacity of community development finance professionals so that they can productively contribute to expanding their organizations’ capacity and impact. The primary objectives are to:
- Provide participants with an understanding of the history, models, products, and players in the opportunity finance field.
- Expose participants to best practices and trends in financing, capitalization, and operations of community development financial institutions (CDFIs).
- Inform participants about impact measurement and evaluation as well as key policy issues impacting the industry.
- Learn about portfolio policies and management as well as underwriting loans to CDFI borrowers.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 7, 2020
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