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CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capital for Main Street
Whether it is supporting small businesses, investing in historic buildings, or repairing aging infrastructure, Main Street communities need access to capital in various forms. Small downtowns and commercial districts contain a myriad of uses and...
Agricultural Lending: Credit to Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Is Limited
Can women and minorities get the loans they need to buy and operate farms? According to USDA survey data, these "socially disadvantaged" farmers and ranchers get a disproportionately small share of farm loans. More detailed information isn’t...
Growing Food Connections: Aggregation, Processing, and Distribution
This brief highlights the many ways and scales at which local governments can invest in aggregation, processing, and distribution infrastructure to support local and regional food systems, from commissioning assessment studies and food hub business...
Soil Wealth: Investing in Regenerative Agriculture Across Asset Classes
As the investment community in the United States, particularly within the fields of sustainable, responsible, and impact investing, shows an increasing appetite for investing in sustainable agriculture and food systems across asset classes, a subset...
2019 Q2 CDFA Quarterly Legislative Update
In the second Quarterly Legislative Update of 2019, CDFA's Legislative Team discussed progress on pending CDFA legislation, other pending development finance legislation such as extenders, as well as what to expect from Congress in the coming months.
CDFA Food Finance White Paper Series: Food Systems & Bonds
Researched and written by CDFA, this is the third white paper in a series examining the potential creation of a food systems asset class that supports the market growth of local and regional food systems. This paper focuses specifically on bond...
Finance Fund Invests in Charter Manufacturing
New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing enabled Charter to acquire the equipment and machinery needed to operate its new, $148 million, 170,000 sq. ft. rolling mill, which is adjacent to its existing coil mill and steel making facility.
Finance Fund Invests in UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute (UCGNI) is comprised of a diverse group of world-class physicians and faculty that provide specialized services for complex neurologic and psychiatric disease, illness, and injuries. Finance...
Understanding the Risks and Rewards of P3sMembers only Login
This resource helps readers grasp the basics of public-private partnerships, risk management, risk allocation, and the role of policymakers in P3s. It first appeared in the Governing Guide to Financial Literacy, Volume 3.
e-Connectivity at USDA: Broadband Resources for Rural America
This toolkit presents USDA programs and resources that support broadband e-Connectivity. It aims to help customers navigate the agencies within USDA to find the opportunity that best fulfills their connectivity needs. From grants and loans, to...
Health Equity: Building Capacity to Measure Health Outcomes in Community DevelopmentMembers only Login
This new report by Enterprise Community Partners and NeighborWorks America shows how an innovative pilot program €“ the Health Outcomes Demonstration Project – equipped 20 affordable housing and community development organizations to evaluate the...
GASB Draft P3 and Availability Payment Arrangements Members only Login
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) is responsible for (1) establishing and improving standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting to provide useful information to users of financial reports and (2)...
MOU Between the US EPA and the DHS FEMA Pertaining to State Revolving Fund Programs Members only Login
Memorandum of Understanding between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Regarding Coordination between EPA and FEMA Pertaining to State Revolving Fund...
Brownfields: Properties with New PurposeMembers only Login
EPA’s Brownfields Program provides direct funding for brownfields assessment, cleanup, revolving loans, environmental job training, technical assistance, training, and research. To facilitate the leveraging of public resources, EPA’s Brownfields...
The State of the Nation's Housing 2019
Although household growth is returning to a more normal pace, Harvard's new State of the Nation's Housing report shows that housing production still falls short of what is needed, which is keeping the pressure on house prices and rents and eroding...
USDA Report on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity 2019Members only Login
On April 25, 2017, the President of the United States established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790. The purpose and function of the Task Force was to identify legislative, regulatory, and...
Financing Native Nations: Access to Capital MarketsMembers only Login
One-third of reservation-based Native Americans fall below the poverty line, and the nations governing these reservations, unable to spur economic development, struggle to provide even the most basic services. Yet, despite their difficulty in...
Financing Native-owned BusinessMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of the Interior provides steps and answered questions about financing a tribal or native-owned business.
Access to Capital and Credit in Native CommunitiesMembers only Login
This document, “Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities: A Data Review” (Data Review) begins to answer the questions: Where does Native America stand now in terms of capital and credit access? What has been the effect of new action and...
Unique Models and Other Ways to Think About P3 - John FinkeMembers only Login
John Finke with Public Facilities Group presents on Unique Models and Other Ways to Think About P3 during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
The P3 Capital Stack: Balancing Debt and Equity - Dennis EnrightMembers only Login
Dennis Enright with NW Financial Group presents on The P3 Capital Stack: Balancing Debt and Equity during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
Understanding Public-Private Partnerships - Dennis EnrightMembers only Login
Dennis Enright with NW Financial Group presents on Understanding Public-Private Partnerships during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
Understanding Public-Private Partnerships - Jill JamiesonMembers only Login
Jill Jamieson with JLL presents on Understanding Public-Private Partnerships during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
Negotiating the Terms - Seth Kirshenberg
Seth Kirshenberg with Kutak Rock presents on Negotiating the Terms during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
P3 in the United States: Key Characteristics and Drivers - Jesse KulaMembers only Login
Jesse Kula with Bostonia Partners presents on P3 in the United States: Key Characteristics and Drivers during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
Identifying P3 Projects and Knowing the Atmosphere - Mark Morehouse Members only Login
Mark Morehouse with Oppenheimer & Co. presents on Identifying P3 Projects and Knowing the Atmosphere during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
Managing Risk - Jason WashingtonMembers only Login
Jason Washington with the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships presents on Managing Risk during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
The P3 Capital Stack: Balancing Debt and Equity - Charles RennerMembers only Login
Charles Renner with Husch Blackwell presents on The P3 Capital Stack: Balancing Debt and Equity during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
Unique Models and Other Ways to Think About P3Members only Login
Rowan Mills with Arup presents on Unique Models and Other Ways to Think about P3 during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
P3 Case Studies - John WendlingMembers only Login
John Wendling with UMB Bank presents on P3 Case Studies during the Intro P3 Finance WebCourse.
State Farm to School Policy Handbook 2018Members only Login
The State Farm to School Policy Handbook: 2002-2018 is a tool for those working to advance the farm to school movement, whose core elements include local food procurement, school gardens, and food and agriculture education. The Handbook summarizes...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: The Landscape of Mega Project InitiativesMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, expert speakers from CAI Global, Baltimore Development Corporation, Arlington Economic Development, and VEDP provided an in-depth overview of the approaches being used by cities,...
The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable HomesMembers only Login
Every year the National Low-Income Housing Coalition examines the American Community Survey (ACS) to determine the availability of rental homes affordable to extremely low-income households. This 2019 report provides a picture for the nation, which...
Implementation Plan for The White House Opportunity and Revitalization CouncilMembers only Login
This report outlines the plan of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council (Council) to implement administrative reforms and initiatives that will target, streamline, coordinate, and optimize Federal resources in Opportunity Zones to...
Moody's: Rule Designating Muni Bonds as High-Quality Liquid Assets is Credit Positive for IssuersMembers only Login
The rule allows banks to count investment-grade municipal obligations as level 2B high-quality liquid assets (HQLAs), and is credit positive for municipal issuers because it will continue to make these bonds attractive investments for banks, bolster...
St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center Roadmap to Redevelopment
This report provides financing strategies for St. Luc's Cultural Immersion Center in Arnaudville, Louisiana. St. Luc's is a proposed hands-on immersive engagement center for Cajun, Creole, and French language and culture.
NMTC Program Award Book CY 2018Members only Login
The CDFI Fund awarded 73 community development entities $3.5 billion under the 2018 allocation round of the New Markets Tax Credits program. The recipients are located in 35 states also including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.
CDFA EDA Revolving Loan Fund Webinar Series: Best Practices in Revolving Loan Fund Marketing
Hundreds of Revolving Loan Fund programs exist nationwide that are underutilized and in many cases unknown to the business and development industry. Marketing the RLF is a critical component in operating a successful program. A RLF agency should...
Investing in Housing with Tax Credits - Meghen BrownMembers only Login
Meghen Brown with Colorado Housing Finance Authority presents on Investing in Housing with Tax Credits during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Investing in Housing with Tax Credits - Mitchell RosensteinMembers only Login
Mitchell Rosenstein with Green Mills Group presents on Investing in Housing with Tax Credits during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Federal Programs for Housing Finance - ShaDonte ButlerMembers only Login
ShaDonte Butler with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta presents on Federal Programs for Housing Finance during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Investing in Housing with Tax Credits - Matthew HaasMembers only Login
Matthew Haas with Riverside Capital presents on Investing in Housing with Tax Credits during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Local and State Financing Programs - Sean SpearMembers only Login
Sean Spear with the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department presenting on Local and State Financing Programs during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Using Bedrock & Targeted Tools to Facilitate Housing Development - Dan BronfmanMembers only Login
Dan Bronfman with Pacific Western Bank presents on Using Bedrock and Targeted Tools to Facilitate Housing Development during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Local and State Financing Programs - Ivory Mathews Members only Login
Ivory Mathews with Greenville Housing Authority presents on Local and State Financing Programs during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Federal Programs for Housing Finance - Bennett Hilley and Caitlin RennerMembers only Login
Bennett Hilley and Caitlin Renner with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development present on Federal Programs for Housing Finance during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Using Bedrock and Targeted Tools to Facilitate Housing Development - Caren KayMembers only Login
Caren Kay with SB Friedman presents on Using Bedrock and Targeted Tools to Facilitate Housing Development during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
Introduction to Housing Finance - James CarrasMembers only Login
James Carras with Carras Community Investment presents on the Introduction to Housing Finance during the Intro Housing Finance WebCourse.
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