Technical Assistance


Online Resource Database

Most resources in the ORD are available to CDFA members only. CDFA members should login with their CDFA Account at the top of the page to access the full set of resources. Non-members are encouraged to join CDFA today to gain access to the entire database.

Search Results: Federal
Displaying 1 - 50 of 1450 Previous | Next | New Search
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...
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.
U.S. Department of Energy Loan Program's OfficeMembers only Login
Edward Rios from the Department of Energy provides an overview of the financing programs offered through the Loan Programs Office at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
Treasury Releases Round Two of Proposed Regulations for Opportunity Zones
The Department of the Treasury just released its second round of proposed regulations on Opportunity Zones.
New TEFRA Regulations for Qualified Private Activity BondsMembers only Login
Beginning April 1, 2019, issuers of qualified private activity bonds will be governed by a new set of TEFRA regulations (the Final TEFRA Regulations). The Final TEFRA Regulations, which stem from the Treasury Department’s 2017 Proposed Regulations...
Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2016Members only Login
This report—an update based on Fiscal Year 2016 data—continues a series of U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports on federal direct financial interventions and subsidies into energy markets. EIA assigns within-scope U.S. tax and direct...
Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim ReportMembers only Login
The Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report by the National Institute of Building Sciences shares the results from the first of a multi-year project. The purpose of this new study is to help decision makers to build a mitigation...
Leveraging Multiple Federal Programs - Nee Plata LawMembers only Login
Jong Sook Nee with Nee Plata Law presents several case studies on how several federal financing tools can be utilized on a single project.
Leveraging Multiple Federal Programs - U.S. HUDMembers only Login
Bennett Hilley with the U.S,. Department of Housing and Urban Development presents on the various development finance tools they provide and how they could work with other federal tools.
Utilizing the HUD 108 Loan Program - FLMembers only Login
Sherry Howard with Palm Beach County, FL presents on several projects that have been completed through the HUD section 108 loan guarantee program.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission WIFIA LoanMembers only Login
A $699 million WIFIA loan will assist SFPUC in replacing its existing, outdated solids treatment facilities with new biosolids digester facilities. The new facilities are designed to produce higher-quality Class A biosolids, capture and treat odors...
Orange County Water District WIFIA LoanMembers only Login
A $135 million WIFIA loan will assist the Orange County Water District in expanding its existing 100 million gallons per day (MGD) Groundwater Replenishment System to produce an additional 30 MGD drought-proof drinking water supply for its service...
Brownfield Tax Expensing IncentiveMembers only Login
Charles Bartsch talks about brownfields tax credits and how they can help finance economic development finance projects at the CDFA Annual Summit.
Charlie's Tip for the Long "Brown" Summer: Federal Investment and Economic Development Tax Incentives for Brownfields FinancingMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch with ICF International looks at creative ways to finance brownfields redevelopment under tighter credit markets. The report looks at financing vehicles such as historic rehabilitation tax credits, new markets tax credits, energy...
Financing Contaminated Property TransactionsMembers only Login
This presentation by Charlie Bartsch provides a detailed discussion of many EPA programs, including assessment grants, tax incentives, and revolving loan fund grants.
Support Tools for Local Initiatives - Federal Funds for EDMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency covers a slew of federal financing programs available to support local economic development initiatives. Bartsch provides case studies and examples of how various programs can be applied...
Assembling Capital for Mixed-Use DevelopmentMembers only Login
Abby Goldenfarb discusses unique development financing solutions for mixed-use development.
Florida Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Brian Hagan discusses the state's economic development finance climate, access to capital opportunities and prospect for economic advancement. In addition, Hagan also discusses what's going on in the statehouse and how the political environment on...
The Federal RRIF Loan ProgramMembers only Login
This report by Richard Sherman of The Seneca Group LLC provides an overview of the federal Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan program. The document reviews the purpose of and application process for the program and also...
Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) BondsMembers only Login
Peter Mancauskas and Frederick Werner from the Federal High Administration presents on GARVEE Bonds.
Arizona Legislative Update & Market WatchMembers only Login
Mark Collins discusses what development finance topics are being discussed in the statehouse, trends in issuance and performance, and how the political environment on Capitol Hill might affect the industry in Arizona, especially in Rio Nuevo.
Arizona Legislative Update & Market WatchMembers only Login
Marcus Osborn discusses what development finance topics are being discussed in the statehouse, trends in issuance and performance, and how the political environment on Capitol Hill might affect the industry in Arizona.
Arizona Legislative Update & Market WatchMembers only Login
Mark Reader discusses Arizona's economic development finance climate, access to capital, opportunities and the prospect for economic advancement. Reader also presents Trump's tax reform, a bond market update and improvement district studies.
NMTC Program Summary Report 2003-2015Members only Login
The CDFI Fund released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit investments across the nation through fiscal year 2015. For the first time, the Summary Report categorizes all investments utilizing the North American Industry...
Historic Tax Credits Fact SheetMembers only Login
This fact sheet on Historic Tax Credits (HTC) was produced by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in July 2017.
State and Federal Development Finance ProgramsMembers only Login
Industry experts from around the state and from various federal agencies will discuss development finance programs and their potential to spur job creation and growth in the economic development industry.
Colorado Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Dee Wisor discusses the state's economic development finance climate, access to capital opportunities and the prospect for economic advancement. In addition, find out what development finance topics are being discussed in the statehouse and how the...
Durango & Alamosa: Revolving Loan Funds at their BestMembers only Login
Durango and Alamosa are two model success stories for using targeted revolving loan funds to promote, create, and assist businesses in their communities. Patrick Waggoner, Justin Fazzari, and Kevin Wilkins showcase how some selected business...
Top 40 Significant Transportation and Water Infrastructure ProjectsMembers only Login
To highlight the benefits of infrastructure investment and its potential impact on the economy, Treasury, on behalf of the Build America Investment Initiative, commissioned a study identifying 40 proposed transportation and water infrastructure...
U.S. EPA: Office of Brownfields & Land Revitalization - Program OverviewMembers only Login
Slides from the Patricia Overmeyer presentation on programs in the U.S. EPA Office of Brownfields & Land Revitalization.
Administration Transition Paper: Unlocking Development Finance Capital in the United States to Create Jobs & Increase Private Investment
With the 2016 Presidential election finalized, the development finance industry is excited to move forward with recommendations and innovative strategies for unlocking access to capital. The ideas offered in this transition paper provide a roadmap...
New Markets, New Opportunities: Strengthening Local Food Systems and Organic AgricultureMembers only Login
The significant and transformative investments USDA has made in rural America since 2009 have strengthened our nation’s economy, our small towns and our rural communities. Today, two-thirds of rural counties have demonstrated job growth and...
Nicolo Pinoli, Public-Private Partnerships: A (brief) look at existing programs in OregonMembers only Login
Nicolo Pinoli explained public-private partnerships in Oregon in relation to federal and state tax credit programs, loan programs and grant programs.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Post-Election Development Finance LandscapeMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on the post-election development finance landscape featured Toby Rittner of CDFA, Eric Silva of North South Government Strategies, George Friedlander of George Friedlander...
DOE Best Practice SlidesMembers only Login
Eleni Pelican of the DOE presented an updated version of the original DOE “Guidelines for Pilot PACE Financing Programs.”
Financing Improvements for Energy Efficiency in Ohio - Current TrendsMembers only Login
Energy development is the fastest growing area of development finance nationwide. Caleb Bell (Bricker & Eckler LLP) discuss the financing mechanisms behind energy efficiency loans and bonds in Ohio.
State & Federal Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
While most development finance programs are available throughout the nation, there are several unique financing programs available at the state level as well. Bob Isaacson (MN DEED) discusses the past, present, and future of economic and community...
State & Federal Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Naomi Lenz (USDA) discusses the USDA's programs related to rural development, housing, community facilities, utilities, energy, and more.
New Markets Tax Credit Public Data Release: 2003-2014 Summary ReportMembers only Login
The CDFI Fund released data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year 2013. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC allocations to submit an...
Green Striping Bond FinanceMembers only Login
Diversity in the environmental asset class is suffering from high minimum issuance sizes and monitoring costs. Green striping could be the solution.
SSBCI: Summary of States Quarterly ReportsMembers only Login
The US Department of Treasury has released its first 2016 quarterly report on state deployments of SSBCI funds.
U.S. Small Business Administration: Developmental Financing OptionsMembers only Login
Wayne Bell from the U.S. Small Business Administration speaks on financing programs in Oklahoma & Kansas through the SBA.
Breaking the Binary: Policy Guide to Scaling Social InnovationMembers only Login
"Breaking the Binary" outlines a set of 12 case studies in 10 different countries in which policies have been enacted to support the development of social enterprise and related impact investments (also referred to as social investment).
Sparking a Movement to Accelerate the Growth of Green Energy
Bryan Garcia, President & CEO of the Connecticut Green Bank, discusses green bank model and the programs and products of the Connecticut Green Bank.
Recent Trends in Tax-Exempt Bond FinanceMembers only Login
Chris Burnham of the Development Finance Authority of Summit County in Ohio shares some recent trends in bond issuances that the agency has experienced.
Displaying 1 - 50 of 1450 Previous | Next | New Search

CDFA National Sponsors

  • Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority
  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Business Oregon
  • CohnReznick
  • FBT Project Finance Advisors LLC
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Frost Brown Todd, LLC
  • Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
  • Ice Miller LLP
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • Kutak Rock LLP
  • McCarter & English, LLP
  • McGuireWoods
  • MuniCap, Inc.
  • NW Financial Group, LLC
  • SB Friedman Development Advisors
  • Stern Brothers
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo Securities
  • Wilmington Trust
  • Z. The Bond Buyer
Become a Sponsor