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“CDFIs have a measurable impact on consumers and communities.” – Thomas Curry
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NCIF named contractor for CDFI Fund’s Minority CDE NMTC Training and TA Program

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is proud to announce it has contracted with the US Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) to implement a training and technical assistance program for Minority CDEs. 

NBA and NCIF Partner for Minority Banks

The National Bankers Association (NBA) and NCIF recently partnered in a joint effort to promote Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and their important role in communities.

NCIF Talks Mission-Oriented Banking with American Banker

Our President and CEO, Saurabh Narain, was recently featured in American Banker, describing the importance of mission-oriented banks and the ways their community development efforts go beyond a narrower popular understanding of banking.

NCIF Invests in Noah Bank

NCIF recently made a $2 million investment into Elkins Park, Pennsylvania-based Noah Bank. The CDFI-certified and MDI-designated bank has carved out an important niche for itself, excelling in providing small business services to minority clients.

Banking with Impact: Survey of “Mission-Oriented” Banks Shows Major Benefits for Nation’s Most Disadvantaged Communities

A “Very Different Profile” From Typical U.S. Banks: Findings Explain Why More Impact Investors Should Look at Banks Focusing on Minorities, Women, and Other Underserved.

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National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is proud to announce it has contracted with the US Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) to implement a training and technical assistance program for Minority CDEs. 

The National Bankers Association (NBA) and NCIF recently partnered in a joint effort to promote Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and their important role in communities.

Our President and CEO, Saurabh Narain, was recently featured in American Banker, describing the importance of mission-oriented banks and the ways their community development efforts go beyond a narrower popular understanding of banking.

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National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is an impact investor and a 501(c)(4) nonprofit investment fund. NCIF invests in mission-oriented banks and other financial institutions in order to increase access to services and catalyze economic development in low-income and underserved communities. We support the mission-oriented banking industry by investing capital, creating innovative business opportunities, and facilitating the flow of funds from mainstream, philanthropic, socially responsible, and public sources. In addition, we supply research and impact metrics for banks and their investors and encourage collaboration through the NCIF Network. NCIF aspires to transform the financial industry so that responsible services are accessible to all and investments are valued based on social and environmental impact as well as financial performance. More about NCIF.