CDFIs & Impact Investing: An Industry Review
In this report, LISC explains the impact investing role of CDFIs in a newly published industry review. The CDFI industry today is large: 1,130 CDFIs with total assets of $136 billion. Through data and illustrated in case studies, LISC lays out the impact the sector has made to create opportunity and support growth in both urban and rural communities, driving investment in places typically overlooked by large and conventional investors. The report also shows persistent gaps—noting regions with persistent poverty and no investment to date from CDFIs.