Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Education Award

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Thanking OFN Employees & OFN member and ally organization Employees and Board Members for Their Service!

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About the OFN Education Award

We're proud to offer eligible employees of OFN, and employees and board members of OFN member and ally organizations, a $5,000 Education Award to pursue a Master in Community Development degree from the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy.


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.
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“The Carsey School of Public Policy’s Master in Community Development program provides a high-quality opportunity 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 and OFN member staff and board.”

~Donna Fabiani, Senior Advisor, Executive Vice President of Knowledge Sharing (former), OFN

*Please note that applicants are only eligible to receive one Carsey School Education Award.

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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:

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Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs

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Robin Husslage, Program Manager

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Email: Robin.Husslage@unh.edu

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