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'Scaling Up Microfinance' Webinars Offered By CDFI Fund
WASHINGTON (4/3/13)--Best practices and business analysis tools and strategies for microfinance market participants will be among the items addressed in a series of upcoming free Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) technical assistance webinars.

The CDFI Fund's "Scaling Up Microfinance" series, which is scheduled to begin in April and end in October, is set to include:

  • An April 9 webinar discussing innovative business models to scale microfinance;
  • An April 30 webinar on encouraging innovation and developing talent;
  • A May 14 webinar on adding new microfinance products to achieve scale and increase impact; and
  • A May 21 webinar on how technology can improve the lending process.
The CDFI Fund is planning six additional webinars. Topics for those webinars will be revealed at a later date, but underwriting, collections, and new product development are among the topics being considered, the CDFI Fund said.

The series is a continuation of webinars that were held last year.

Scaling Up Microfinance is part of the CDFI Fund's Capacity Building Initiatives. The federation has partnered with Opportunity Finance Network to provide the program of specialized training and technical assistance for credit unions and other CDFIs engaged in or working to build their microfinance or small business lending programs.

To register for the webinars, use the resource links.
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