The Treasury’s Community Development Financial Insinuations (CDFI) Fund released its fiscal year (FY) 2018 Year in Review. CDFI Program award recipients last year reported $11.1 billion of lending and investment activity – an increase of nearly 50 percent over the activity reported in FY 2017. Bank Enterprise Award recipients increased their loans and investments in distressed communities by more than $470 million. New Markets Tax Credit allocatees reached nearly $4 billion in loans and investments for the year. And CDFIs participating in the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program reported that they have lent more than $727 million for in rural, urban, and Native communities across the country.