July 2021

When will CDFI portfolio deterioration come? Not yet. Maybe not in this economic cycle.

2021-07-07T10:40:54-05:00

When will CDFI portfolio deterioration come? Not yet. Maybe not in this economic cycle. Portfolios continue to perform the same as or better than in previous periods; CDFIs continue to attract contributions and new investments. Aeris collects and standardizes quarterly performance data on 145 CDFI loan funds. These data are made available through [...]

When will CDFI portfolio deterioration come? Not yet. Maybe not in this economic cycle.2021-07-07T10:40:54-05:00

April 2021

CDFIs Continue to Outperform Expectations in the Face of COVID Crisis

2021-04-20T09:58:37-05:00

CDFIs Continue to Outperform Expectations in the Face of COVID Crisis CDFI loan portfolio performance continued to hold through 12/31/20, while CDFIs shored up reserves and attracted high levels of contributions This is the third in a series of CDFI trend reports tracking CDFI performance in the recession One year into the [...]

CDFIs Continue to Outperform Expectations in the Face of COVID Crisis2021-04-20T09:58:37-05:00

January 2021

How are CDFIs Faring as the COVID Crisis Deepens?

2021-01-20T10:35:54-05:00

How are CDFIs Faring as the COVID Crisis Deepens? CDFI small business lending activity increases, while performance holds firm through 9/30/2020 This is the second in a series of CDFI trend reports tracking CDFI performance in the recession In 2020, Aeris began publishing a CDFI loan funds trend report on the [...]

How are CDFIs Faring as the COVID Crisis Deepens?2021-01-20T10:35:54-05:00

October 2020

Checking in on the Economic First Responders

2020-10-21T09:02:58-05:00

Checking in on the Economic First Responders As they face down the greatest economic emergency in a generation, how are CDFIs faring? October 21, 2020 When the first Covid-19-related shutdowns happened in March, many felt that community businesses¹ would take a short-term hit but would bounce back with warming temperatures and [...]

Checking in on the Economic First Responders2020-10-21T09:02:58-05:00

April 2020

Aeris Offering New Investors Free Access to CDFI Performance Map Data

2020-05-04T14:04:19-05:00

Aeris Offering New Investors Free Access to CDFI Performance Map Data Amidst a deepening economic crisis associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, CDFIs are springing into action, reprising the role of “economic first responders” that they have played during past crises. CDFIs are creating emergency loan funds for small businesses, restructuring loans, suspending interest [...]

Aeris Offering New Investors Free Access to CDFI Performance Map Data2020-05-04T14:04:19-05:00

September 2019

Federal Reserve Bank’s Call for Papers for CDFI Symposium May 2020

2019-09-26T14:08:40-05:00

Federal Reserve Bank’s Call for Papers for CDFI Symposium May 2020 Aeris supports Symposium researchers with data resource The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Minneapolis, Richmond, San Francisco, the Board of Governors, and the CDFI Fund, has invited the submission of papers for an [...]

Federal Reserve Bank’s Call for Papers for CDFI Symposium May 20202019-09-26T14:08:40-05:00

How investors’ growing focus on reliable impact measurement is propelling the industry to greater accountability and transparency

2019-09-10T09:13:38-05:00

How investors’ growing focus on reliable impact measurement is propelling the industry to greater accountability and transparency by Paige Chapel I read with great interest new survey findings published by the Rockefeller Foundation that explore the attitudes of retail investors and their advisors about impact investing. With institutional impact investing gaining ground, understanding [...]

How investors’ growing focus on reliable impact measurement is propelling the industry to greater accountability and transparency2019-09-10T09:13:38-05:00

May 2019

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night?

2019-05-28T14:20:36-05:00

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night? by Paige Chapel, President & CEO, Aeris & Kristina L. Wahl, President, The Barra Foundation Local giving is a priority for the vast majority of Exponent Philanthropy members. This is probably no surprise for those of us who associate charitable giving with supporting our local nonprofits, places of [...]

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night?2019-05-28T14:20:36-05:00

April 2018

Interview with Aeris Board Member Rekha Unnithan

2019-02-07T13:55:43-05:00

Interview with Aeris Board Member Rekha Unnithan In March, Rekha Unnithan (Portfolio Manager, Impact Investing, Nuveen) joined the Aeris board of directors. Ms. Unnithan shared with us a few thoughts on the present and future of impact investing, and why she is excited to join the Aeris Board of Directors. What does “impact investing” [...]

Interview with Aeris Board Member Rekha Unnithan2019-02-07T13:55:43-05:00

February 2018

Standardized Community Investing Impact Data Arrives in the Aeris Cloud

2019-01-29T20:54:23-05:00

Standardized CDFI Impact Data Arrives in the Aeris Cloud Article originally published on Opportunity Finance Network's CDFI Connect blog. By Paige Chapel, President & CEO, Aeris Just two months into the year, 2018 may be shaping up as the ‘Year of Data’ in the impact investing world, as urgency rises for impact investors to demonstrate [...]

Standardized Community Investing Impact Data Arrives in the Aeris Cloud2019-01-29T20:54:23-05:00
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