Developed by Seabourne Consulting, experts in Community Wealth Building Tools: Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)

Community Wealth Building Tools: Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)

Published By
The Democracy Collaborative

This toolkit focuses on Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), which provide credit and financial services to communities that are underserved by mainstream commercial banks and lenders. There are both for-profit and nonprofit CDFIs and include community development banks, community development credit unions, community development loan funds, community development venture capital funds, and microenterprise loan funds. This toolkit contains an overview, support organizations, models and best practices, research resources, articles and publications, and a toolbox related to CDFIs.

 Related Topics


Card image
Inclusive Economic Development

Resources & Tools


Card image cap
What is a CDFI?
Resource - Website/webpage
Card image cap
Health Leads Roadmap
Resource - Guide/handbook