Frank Altman talks with Finance and Commerce about the history of CRF and the future of community development lending
Frank Altman, founder and CEO of national nonprofit Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (CRF), has been one of the community development industry’s primary resources for long-term strategy.
Finance and Commerce, the Twin Cities’ only daily business newspaper, caught up with Frank recently for a Q&A feature about CRF’s past, present and future.
“Behind every new business or initiative, sooner or later, there has to be money. That’s where Frank Altman comes in,” writes reporter William Morris. The wide-ranging discussion touches on CDFI history, impactful investments in Minneapolis/St. Paul neighborhoods and the future of Opportunity Zones.