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May 16, 2014

Private Wealth Magazine Highlights CEI's Targeted Financing Strategies

From Private Wealth Magazine:

“Looking for a low-risk way to invest in do-good projects like solar power for affordable housing, micro-loans for Native Americans or financial services for immigrants? Welcome to the world of community development finance institutions (CDFIs)—a virtually invisible $30 billion-plus industry of more than 1,000 mostly nonprofit, revolving-loan funds that includes credit unions, banks and venture capital funds that serve minorities and low- and moderate-income communities.” Read the article!

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Kingfield Kinder Care

"When Jackie Lobdell’s children were young, she couldn’t find daycare fitting the hours she needed. The nearby child care was closed Fridays and…"

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Taylor Tots

"Miranda Taylor turned her experience as an Ed Tech III/School-Based Behavioral Health Professional into Child Care entrepreneurship - creating a commute-free job for…"

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Maine Ocean Farms 

"The oysters produced by Maine Ocean Farms are regarded as some of the best on the East Coast and are served across Maine…"