Registration Information

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Registration Information

This program is now full and registration is closed.
If you would like to be placed on a waitlist in case space opens up,
please email Robin Husslage.

January 17-19, 2018

The Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry course is a 3-day program designed for practitioners who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the basics of the opportunity finance industry which provides financing and financial services to low-income, low-wealth, and other disinvested communities.  The course will feature guest speakers, group discussions and exercises, case studies, and a site visit to a local, award-winning CDFI.

Tuition for the 3-day course is $975 and includes all course materials and daily lunches.  

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We are pleased to announce that we were able to offer over 20 scholarship awards through the generous support of BB&T.  Congratulations to all awardees! The scholarship application period is now closed and all awards have been made and recipients have been notified.


Image of Robin HusslageCarsey School of Public Policy:
Robin Husslage



Image of Beth LipsonOpportunity Finance Network:
Beth Lipson




“I recommend this course to all future and current CDFIs and their staff.”

"I learned that I am part of a larger community of like-minded individuals - the knowledge sharing was fantastic!"  M. Shilling

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The Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry program  is jointly offered by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and Opportunity Finance Network.