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What does CDFI stand for?

CDFI stands for Community Development Finance Initiative (various communities)

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He said: "Alternative sources of credit funding include credit unions and community development finance initiatives which can be accessed via Thrive.
With this in mind, contributors to the conference ranged from Funding Circle Online Marketplace - an organisation which aims to sidestep the banks by quickly linking investors with businesses, and representatives from community development finance initiatives, as well the Wales Business Angel Network.
For instance, Advantage West Midlands, in its role as regional champion, should be seeking to influence government policy to allow community development finance initiatives, with a successful history of lending to minority owned businesses, to be able to deliver the Small Firms Loan Guarantee Scheme.