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Industry News – August 12, 2020

Industry News – August 12, 2020

Opinion: Dismantling Structural Racism in Community Development Finance “Community Development Entities (CDEs) owned or led by Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) have consistently fared worse in the fierce competition for access to the credits.” Read...

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Industry News – August 6, 2020

Industry News – August 6, 2020

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Warns of Racial Inequality for Small Businesses A new survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife provided to Axios shows a 17-point increase in the number of small business owners who say entrepreneurs of color face more challenges...

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Policy News – August 6, 2020

Policy News – August 6, 2020

Reminder! The deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8, 2020. On Tuesday morning, Visa released a Back to Business study to explore the impacts of COVID-19 and help provide solutions to small and medium-sized businesses. Entrepreneurs and...

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This Month’s Featured Member

For more than 21 years, LiftFund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has helped individuals achieve the American Dream by providing small business lending to those who do not have access to capital from typical lenders, such as traditional banks.  Along with vital small business loans, LiftFund provides educational services at no cost to borrowers, which are essential to foster self-sufficiency.

To learn more about LiftFund, visit https://www.liftfund.com.

 

Interested in becoming the Featured Member? Contact us to find out how.

AEO Member @LAUNCHchatt opened a food incubator in May. The aim of the program is feeding the surrounding community’s senior population & giving caterers whose work has been impacted by COVID-19 a reason to get back in the kitchen. Click to learn more. bit.ly/2ECvhab pic.twitter.com/xRzuIlFETV

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