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Opportunity Multiplied

This video explains the work of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) based in Columbus. CDFIs combine creative and innovative financing, responsible lending practices and affordable products and services to meet the needs of America’s investors, communities and individuals. ECDI has “created a job a day and worked with a new business every week” since they began their micro loan program in 2004. To learn more, visit

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