CRF approved as SBA 7(a) Preferred Lender under U.S. Small Business Administration's Preferred Lenders Program (PLP).

                   CRF receives $7 million grant to lead a collaborative of four CDFIs to jumpstart job creation in low- and
                   moderate-income communities.

                   CRF approved as first Qualified Issuer under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. Issues $125 million in
                   Round 1 and $200 million in Round 2.

                   Ours to Own Twin Cities launched at the Clinton Global Initiative America as an efforts to invest in local
                   small businesses.