Enterprise development and entrepreneurship have been at the core of CFED’s mission and operating strategy since it was founded in 1979. The organization believed from the start that self-employment could be a route out of poverty for many Americans. CFED’s work in this area helped to create the domestic field of microenterprise development and launched most of the national and regional intermediaries that serve the field.
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