CDFI Coalition Institute

The 2017 CDFI Institute is just around the corner!

The CDFI Coalition will hold its 2017 Institute on February 28 and March 1 at the Capital Hilton, located at 1001 16th Street NW in Washington, D.C. CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan and Rep. French Hill (R-AR) have confirmed as a keynote speakers.

View the 2017 CDFI Institute Final Agenda

Additionally, the Coalition has provided time for attendees to go to Capitol Hill to meet with their Members of Congress on February 28, from 2 pm to 5:30 pm. That evening, attendees are invited to attend a reception on the Hill, which will be held in room G11 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 5:30 pm until 7 pm. An invitation to the reception is included below, and attendees are encourage to send it to their Members of Congress, inviting them to attend the event.

CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan and Congressman French Hill (R-AR) to speak at the 2017 CDFI Institute

Download CDFI Coalition Capitol Hill Reception Invitation

All registrations are non-refundable after January 20th.

Registration and Hotel Room Block is full.

Please email with questions.



Check out what happened at the March 2016 Event:


The CDFI Coalition held its 2016 Institute on March 9-10, 2016 at the Washington Plaza Hotel, located at 10 Thomas Circle NW in Washington, D.C. The event drew more than 150 attendees from around the country.

The agenda included speakers and topics of interest and importance to the CDFI Industry, including the opening keynote by CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan and a luncheon keynote from Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member on the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee and a senior member of the Finance Committee. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), respectively, Chair and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, also spoke at the CDFI Coalition’s Capitol Hill Reception, which was held on March 9.

2016 CDFI Coalition Institute Agenda cover only



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