banks, CDFIs need money to make loans. They get this money from
individuals and organizations that deposit or lend their own money
to the CDFIs, usually with an agreement that it will be repaid
with interest. The word investment often brings to mind the image
of stocks and bonds. But every deposit in a savings account, money
market fund, or CD is also an investment. Few people invest all
their money in CDFIs, but even people with modest resources can
consider putting some of their money to work in needy communities.
Why do people invest in CDFIs?
How do people invest in CDFIs?