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
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Airport Networks and the Sustainability of Small Airports
This evidence-based ACI Policy Brief gives visibility to a specific organizational and management model for airports: the airport network model. Synergistic airport networks that pool revenues, costs, and profits and are built on economies of scale...
Impact Investing 2.0: The Way ForwardMembers only Login
This report highlights in great detail 12 impact investment funds that have shown exceptional performance. Through an analysis of these funds, the authors discuss what they believe to be essential components of successful impact investments.
2015 Midyear Outlook
LPL Financial Research gives a report on the municipal market of 2015, illustrating the many influencing factors.
CDFA Welcomes IED
Toby Rittner, President and CEO of Council for Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), congratulates UK-based Institute of Economic Development (IED) on their successful year. Additionally, he gives an overview of CDFA and welcomes the partnership...
EB-5 BasicsMembers only Login
Steven Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP and Robert Divine with Baker Donelson break down EB-5 describing the basic definitions, acronyms, and requirements.
Finding InvestorsMembers only Login
Lili Wang of New City Advisors details the challenges of finding investors for EB-5 capital and dispenses advice for a better approach at finding quality and professional international funds.
Global Investors, Kentucky JobsMembers only Login
The regional center Bluegrass International Fund (BIF), located in Kentucky, faces unique challenges. These are outlined, along with a number of other BIF strategies and projects, by President & CEO Lynn Allen.
EB-5 Case StudiesMembers only Login
Peter Joseph of IIUSA presents several case studies on EB-5 financing, including both positive and problematic projects, and the lessons learned throughout.
Innovative Financing for DevelopmentMembers only Login
This Global Development Incubator report describes the financing can promote development outcomes. It aims to create a common language and vision for leaders in the public and private sector to use as they explore innovative financing opportunities.
Financing Techniques for Brownfield Remediation
Professor Nico Groenendijk from the University of Twente (Netherlands) provides an in-depth analysis of brownfield financing and the various costs/benefits. Of the financing techniques provided, the guide includes four models of public-private...
Investing in Job CreationMembers only Login
The role and experience of an EB-5 regional center is explained by Bill Gresser of the EB-5 New York State Regional Center, touching on the steps necessary to facilitate job creation.