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Getting the Ball Rolling on the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Article
The CDFI Bond Guarantee program can build on the important role Community Development Financial Institutions  already play in creating jobs and serving the needs of distressed  communities—a role Starbucks Corp. clearly understands. Starting November 1, Starbucks will begin collecting donations to  provide capital for CDFIs as part  of its “<a href=Create Jobs for USA” initiative. (AP/David Zalubowski)" data-srcset="https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/starbucks_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/starbucks_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/starbucks_onpage.jpg?w=610 610w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/starbucks_onpage.jpg?w=500 500w, https://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/starbucks_onpage.jpg?w=250 250w" data-sizes="auto" />

Getting the Ball Rolling on the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program

Jordan Eizenga and James Hairston call for the swift implementation of the new CDFI Bond Guarantee program, which expands the capacity of Community Development Financial Institutions to meet the needs of low-income communities.

Let It Flow Article
Funding model and investment strategy innovations pioneered by New York  and Connecticut provide a roadmap for the country as it faces a critical  and growing safe drinking water and wastewater infrastructure funding  gap. (iStockphoto)

Let It Flow

Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga urge policymakers to encourage other states to follow New York’s lead in applying modern portfolio management strategies to their revolving loan funds—which could mean more badly needed water infrastructure improvements.

Donna Cooper, Jordan Eizenga

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