Busy community loan fund lands $1M in federal stimulus cash

Dagan, David
October 2009
Central Penn Business Journal;10/30/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p3
The article reports on the one million dollar federal stimulus grant for Community First Fund (CFF) to boost its capital in making loans to entrepreneurs and organizations in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. According to Daniel Betancourt, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of CFF, the stimulus grant will be magnified because it will go toward capital. Betancourt has seen growing demands from potential borrowers who were being turned away by banks.


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