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Rural CDFIs Give Voice to a Brighter Future in Rural Regions

As a rural CDFI, Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) grows good jobs, environmentally sustainable enterprises, and shared prosperity by integrating finance, business, and industry expertise and policy solutions. In this essay, we summarize some of the lessons we have learned from working at the individual client level, the systems level, and from related fields, and we reflect on the future of community development in rural regions.
Community Development Innovation Review , Issue 1 , Pages 063-072

Journal Article
Netting venture capital from a fishing village

In northern New England, equity capital has often been difficult for small- and medium-sized companies to obtain. Keith Bisson shares Coastal Enterprises, Inc.'s philosophy of community development venture capital and explains how others can get involved.
Communities and Banking , Issue Sum , Pages 3-7