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CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series
February 28, April 12, June 14, August 16, and October 18, 2018
2:00PM Eastern

-Overview

The CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series is an exclusive, five-part online offering that will convene finance experts, federal agencies, and local practitioners to discuss the development finance programs offered by the federal government. The webinar series is designed to offer participants a thorough overview of the development finance tools offered by federal agencies, with an emphasis on valuable programs that are often overlooked.

Each webinar will include in-depth examinations of specific financing programs offered by a federal agency along with program details, advice on applying, and examples of successful program implementation. Participants are encouraged to bring their project questions for our expert panelists, as they work to demystify the federal government’s myriad financing options. The webinar series will focus on the following agencies:

§ U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
§ U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
§ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
§ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
§ U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

The CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series is a 5-part offer available through the year. Those interested in attending the series can register for each webinar individually or all at once as a package deal. CDFA recommends registering for all of the webinars at once to take advantage of the best available pricing. Webinars will be recorded and made available to all registered participants.

-Agenda

Wednesday February 28, 2018

Wed 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Spotlight: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
In this webinar, CDFA will highlight the variety of financing programs offered by HUD and provide examples of their implementation and usage from around the country. CDFA will place a special focus on the Section 108 Loan Program, the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program, and the HOME Investment Partnership Program.
Moderator(s)
  • Tim Fisher, Manager, Government Affairs, Council of Development Finance Agencies
  • Speaker(s)
  • Henrietta Owusu, Director, Program Policy Division, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • B. Cory Schwartz, Financial Management Analyst, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Terrance Ware, Community Planning and Disaster Specialist, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Thursday April 12, 2018

    Thu 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Spotlight: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
    In this webinar, CDFA will convene transportation and infrastructure experts to discuss the financing tools available through the DOT. The main focus of the webinar will be on the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA), Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grants, alongside several other innovative DOT programs.
    Moderator(s)
  • Tim Fisher, Manager, Government Affairs, Council of Development Finance Agencies
  • Speaker(s)
  • Roger Bohnert, Director, Outreach and Project Development, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Peter Mancauskas, Financial Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration Office of Innovative Program Delivery
  • Robert Mariner, Deputy Director, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Thursday June 14, 2018

    Thu 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Spotlight: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    In this webinar, experts on USDA financing programs will be on hand to discuss the myriad rural development finance programs offered by the USDA, as well as how rural communities can effectively access and deploy USDA grants and loans. The focus of the webinar will be on the Community Facilities (CF) Program, the Rural Energy for America Partnership (REAP), and Rural Business Development Programs.

    Thursday August 16, 2018

    Thu 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Spotlight: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    In this webinar, experts on EPA financing programs will give a thorough overview of the financing options the EPA provides to support brownfields redevelopment and the development of water infrastructure. CDFA will place a specific emphasis on the various EPA Brownfields Grant Programs, including Brownfields Assessment Grants, Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants, and Brownfields Cleanup Grants, as well as the financing offered through the Water Infrastructure Finance And Innovation Act (WIFIA).

    Thursday October 18, 2018

    Thu 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Spotlight: U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)
    In this webinar, CDFA will convene experts on the EDA, as well as current and past recipients of EDA programming, to discuss the agency's offering of programs and initiatives. Notable programs that CDFA will highlight includes the Revolving Loan Fund Program, the Public Works Program, and the Planning Program.

    -Location

    The CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series will take place on the web through GoToWebinar, an online distance learning software. The webinars will take place on February 28, April 12, June 14, August 16, and October 18, 2018 from 2:00-3:30pm (Eastern). You must have access to a computer and phone to attend the webinars.

    Webinars will be recorded and place online for participants to access afterwards. Only attendees who purchase the webinar, either individually or the full series, will have access to the online recordings. Attendees who miss a webinar will have access to the online recordings as well.

    -Registration

    CDFA has provided two options for registering for the CDFA Federal Financing Webinar Series.

    Individual Webinars
    Participants may register at any time for individual webinars at the following rates:

    CDFA Member: $65
    Non-Member: $95

    Full Webinar Series
    Participants may register for the full webinar series and receive access to recordings of past or missed webinars. Participants will receive a $50.00 discount when purchasing all five webinars. Participants may register at any time for the full webinar series at the following rates:

    CDFA Member: $275
    Non-Member: $425

    Webinars will be recorded and placed online for participants to access afterwards. Only attendees who purchase the webinar, either individually or the full series, will have access to the online recordings. Attendees who miss a webinar will have access to the online recordings as well.

    Register