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Registration Information

Save the Date: January 17-19, 2018

The Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry course is a 3-day program designed for practitioners who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the basics of the opportunity finance industry which provides financing and financial services to low-income, low-wealth, and other disinvested communities.  The course will feature guest speakers, group discussions and exercises, case studies, and a site visit to a local, award-winning CDFI.

Tuition for the 3-day course is $975 and includes all course materials and daily lunches.  

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The deadline for registration is December 15, 2017.  To register for the course, click on the following registration button*:  

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*Note that your place is held in the course with a deposit but is not confirmed until full payment has been made by the deadline date of December 15, 2017.

Registration refund policies are as follows:

  • Full Refunds are provided for cancellations received in writing on or before December 15, 2017 (less $200 non-refundable deposit).
  • 50% Refunds are provided for cancellations received in writing on or before December 31, 2017.
  • No Refunds for cancellations received after December 31, 2017.


We are pleased to announce that we are able to offer a limited number of full and partial scholarships through the generous support of BB&T.  Please note that the scholarship award does not cover the cost of accommodations or travel.  To apply for a scholarship, click on the button below:

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Deadline for scholarship application:  October 27, 2017

Notification of scholarship awards will be made mid-November.


Image of Robin HusslageCarsey School of Public Policy:
Robin Husslage



Image of Beth LipsonOpportunity Finance Network:
Beth Lipson





"I learned that I am part of a larger community of like-minded individuals - the knowledge sharing was fantastic!"  M. Shilling

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The Fundamentals of the Opportunity Finance Industry program  is jointly offered by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire and Opportunity Finance Network.