February 26, 2018 | MPR Morning Edition
“A Minneapolis organization is receiving a million dollar grant to continue supporting minority entrepreneurs. Metropolitan Economic Development Association is one of five recipients nationally sharing five million dollars from the Opportunity Finance Network.
“Gary Cunningham, CEO of Meda says the money will provide funding to early stage businesses with high growth potential. He says the money will finance companies without saddling them with hefty monthly debt payments.”
GARY CUNNINGHAM: “By getting this award and providing patient capital to these business, it gives them the breathing room that they need to actually excel.”
“The Opportunity Finance Network awards money to financial institutions nationally that are making an impact in low income and communities of color.”
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