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 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)

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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 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.”

~Seth Julyan, Executive Vice President of Network Services, 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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Robin Husslage, Program Manager
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Email: Sanjeev.Sharma@unh.edu

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