About the OFN Education Award
We're proud proud to offer eligible employees of OFN or employees and board members of OFN member CDFIs and ally organizations a $5,000 Education Award to pursue a master’s degree at the Carsey School of Public Policy in: Community Development (MCD), Public Administration (MPA), or Public Policy (MPP).
Apply the OFN Award Toward the MPP, MPA, or MCD Program!
Available to eligible employees & board members
Months it takes to earn your Master’s Degree!
Monthlong community-based capstone project!
The Carsey School Advantage
Graduate prepared for a career with impact and the knowledge required for interdisciplinary problem-solving, insightful analysis, effective advocacy, compelling communications, and winning strategies that lead to impactful change and stronger communities.
- Our flexible programs fit into your life, offering Online, Hybrid, and Part-time learning options.
- Start Fall or Spring.
- Engage in hands-on learning and grow your network of dedicated public service professionals.
- Achieve your full potential, effect change, and advance your career.
“The Carsey School of Public Policy’s public service master’s degree programs provide high-quality opportunities for CDFI practitioners to build their skills through applied learning. We are grateful for our partnership with the Carsey School and the education award that Carsey is making available to OFN employees and OFN member and ally organization employees and board members.”
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or, Contact the Academic Team
Have questions or want to discuss which one of the Carsey School's programs is right for you? Schedule a time for us to talk:
Have questions about admissions, tuition costs, or financial aid?
Contact Sanjeev Sharma, Program Manager