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Search Results: Local Finance Program
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Financing the Local Food System in Washington
Mike Lufkin and Bea Covington discuss the local food systems in WA and how it's become a growing challenge. Mike and Bea discuss changes to the way food is reaching consumers and addressing social issues.
Arizona Legislative Update & Market Watch
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.
JobsOhio State Programs and Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Kristi Clouse, Diana Rife, and Joe Worboy of JobsOhio discuss the latest matters related to economic development in Ohio, along with a look at the variety of financing programs available from the state. These practitioners explore the economic...
Northampton County P3 Transaction OverviewMembers only Login
Northampton County, PA is the first for a Pennsylvania municipality employing a public-private partnership model for the replacement and rehabilitation of county bridges. This overview from Norris McLaughlin & Marcus outlines the project and the...
Evaluation of Tax Abatements in Franklin County, OhioMembers only Login
This report by Lincoln Institute of Land Policy analyzes the effectiveness of two major property tax abatement programs in Franklin County, Ohio. This study tests the economic impact and fiscal impact.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing the Nation’s Transportation Needs One Community at a TimeMembers only Login
Federal, state, and local funding for transportation is woefully inadequate to cover the costs of maintenance and improvements needed. Although this subject is often discussed on a national level, it often remains a local issue for local communities...
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.
Energy Efficiency Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Investments in clean energy and infrastructure projects are growing rapidly, and the need for sustainable financing solutions becomes more important every day. From new production facilities and renewable energy source development to the...
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...
The ReFresh ProjectMembers only Login
In an effort to support the surrounding community and economy in both the development and implementation of the ReFresh Project, the City of New Orleans provided recruiting, hiring, and training services to ensure a robust local workforce. These...
The Los Angeles Good Food Purchasing ProgramMembers only Login
In 2011-2012, the Los Angeles Food Policy Council developed the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP), an innovative local food procurement policy aimed at building markets for good food to create an equitable food system for all of Los Angeles.
Starting and Operating a Business in Garrett County, MDMembers only Login
This guide is designed to help find answers in Garrett County, Maryland to the many questions which may arise when developing a new business idea or expanding current business.
St. Louis Economic Development IncentivesMembers only Login
The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy and efficiency of the city's economic development incentives as well as to answer basic questions on: dollar amount of incentive use, where and when incentives have been used, characteristics of...
Cincinnati Incentives Policy ReviewMembers only Login
HR&A Advisors was hired to conduct this study for Cincinnati. The study found that Cincinnati's incentive portfolio facilitates achievement of a number of core economic development objectives, but policies can be strengthened to improve alignment...
Georgia’s Community Improvement Districts Members only Login
This report from Georgia State University investigates Community Improvement Districts (CIDs). CIDs are an increasingly popular method of promoting economic growth in Georgia, with 25 active CIDs currently.
2016 Incentives GuideMembers only Login
This BLS & Co. 2016 resource guide is intended to provide a detailed summary of the primary and most valuable state and local economic development incentives offered throughout the U.S to help companies evaluate whether incentives can play a...
Hermitage Landscape & Facade Improvement Fund ApplicationMembers only Login
Application from the City of Hermitage Pennsylvania operates an Industrial/Business Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to provide funding assistance in the form of low-interest financing for eligible economic development projects.
Creative Financing Strategies at the Local Level- Value Capture Members only Login
Ranadip Bose (SB Friedman Development Advisors) discusses creative financing strategies at the local level, specifically the concept of Value Capture as a tool for transportation finance.
Creative Financing Strategies at the Local Level- Combining Local Incentives Members only Login
Herb Klein (Jacob & Klein LTD) discusses creative financing strategies at the local level, specifically combining a number of incentives. Peoria Heights, IL is explored as a case study.
Creative Financing Strategies at the Local Level- Rating StrategiesMembers only Login
Melanie Shaker (Sycamore Advisors, LLC) discusses creative financing strategies at the local level, specifically exploring diversity in revenue sources, and how to make a strong rating agency case.
Reimagining RiNo… Together Art, Development and Change Andrew Members only Login
Jamie Licko (RiNo Art District), Andrew Feinstein (EXDO Events), and Chandler Romeo (Blue Silo Studios) discuss the RiNo Art District located just north of downtown Denver, now a thriving neighborhood full of remarkable arts and artists that is also...
Financing of the Kansas City StreetcarMembers only Login
The KC Streetcar project, opening to the public in spring of 2016, is a two-mile route that runs along Main Street in downtown Kansas City and connects Kansas City’s River Market area to Crown Center and Union Station. Hear from the team behind the...
Evaluating the Impact of "Community Entertainment Districts"Members only Login
This presentation from the Community Development Society give an overview of general arts/entertainment districts and Community Entertainment Districts (CED) in Ohio. Then, the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the Pleasant Ridge CED...
The Rise of Innovation DistrictsMembers only Login
Innovation Districts are creative urban ecosystems in which city leaders, start-ups, established firms, institutions, skilled workers, and entrepreneurs converge to capitalize upon new ideas and technological breakthroughs. Innovation districts are...
Innovation Districts Catalyze Jobs, Creativity, GrowthMembers only Login
Cities incubate creativity and serve as labs for innovative ideas and policies. The concept of an Innovation District is one such idea. These districts are creative, energy-laden ecosystems that focus on building partnerships across sectors.
Making it Count: Understanding the Value of Energy Efficiency Financing Programs Funded by Utility CustomersMembers only Login
The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network examines various policy and regulatory mechanisms that can be used to ensure that efficiency financing initiatives provide value for society and protection for consumers. Featuring case studies...
CDFA TIF State-By-State Report 2015
The CDFA 2015 TIF State-By-State Report is a detailed review of the current state statutes and related regulations governing the use of tax increment financing tools throughout the country. This information has been collected by CDFA with the help...
Orion Township, MI Pace Program ReportMembers only Login
Lean & Green Michigan's PACE Program Report for Orion Township in Michigan covers the task a municipality's needs to establish PACE financing. The report provides steps and a sample PACE agreement.
The Role of Conduit Issuers: St. Louis Economic Development PartnershipMembers only Login
Richard Palank, Senior Vice President, explains the how the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership acts as an conduit issuer.
Financing Manufacturers: MilwaukeeMembers only Login
David Misky, Assistant Executive Director, explains the how the City of Milwaukee supports manufacturers with financing.
Financing Manufacturers: Municipal AdvisorsMembers only Login
Tina Neal, Senior Vice President of Davenport & Company LLC, explains the role of municipal advisors and how help public agencies finance manufacturers.
Financing Manufacturers: Industrial Development BondMembers only Login
Terry Finn, President of Stern Brothers & Co., explains how public issuers can finance manufacturers with Industrial Development Bonds (IDB).
Framing the National Incentives DiscussionMembers only Login
Kenneth W. Bond form Squire Patton Boggs, Ellen Harpel from Business Development Advisors, Christopher D. Lloyd from McGuire Woods, and Heidi Springer from New York Grant Company cover finance incentives for businesses.
Disaster Resiliency: Financing Resiliency in AmericaMembers only Login
Theresa Cassano from HR&A Advisors explains the National Disaster Resilience Competition & Capacity Building Initiative.
Disaster Resiliency: Building Resilience in Your EconomyMembers only Login
Kevin Bush from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development explains HUD's Disaster Recovery Program, National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI), and Build America Investment Initiative.
Disaster Resiliency: Fitch Ratings ApproachMembers only Login
Larry Levitz from Fitch Ratings explains how Fitch Ratings approach to a municipality's resiliency to disasters and dependency on FEMA could be reflected in ratings.
Arts & Culture Project Showcase: Colorado Creative IndustriesMembers only Login
Margaret Hunt from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade showcases the RiNo Arts District in Denver as an example of a Colorado Creative Industries creative district.
Los Angeles County Business Incentives and Resources GuideMembers only Login
LAEDC provide an updated edition of the LA County Business Incentives Guide. It provides details on all 88 cities and the county, and has the potential to help businesses' bottom line.
MassDevelopment Brownfields FinancingMembers only Login
Mike Galligan of MassDevelopment presents case studies on brownfield redevelopment sites throughout Massachusetts, outlining the creative financing strategies used.
Managing an RLFMembers only Login
Jean DeBellis with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation shares PIDC's view on revolving loan funds as well as an insight into the RLF managing software, Portfol.
Reversing the Cycle of Disinvestment DowntownMembers only Login
Jeff Siegler, Director of Revitalization at Heritage Ohio discusses downtown redevelopment by producing incentives, the right approach, bridging the financing gap, and the local government's role.
New York State Financing Programs 2015Members only Login
Rachael Dubin presents the program of Start Up New York and case studies.
PACE Program OverviewMembers only Login
Paul Toth, President & CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, presents the basic structure of the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, in addition to providing several case studies that illustrate best practices.
Infrastructure & Revitalization Finance RealitiesMembers only Login
Patrick Bowman (City of Grandview Heights), Jeff Rink (KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.), and Price Finley (Bricker & Eckler LLP) outline a range of tools that can be utilized to finance infrastructure, primarily detailing the use of TIF for...
The Speed of Business - Tax Increment Financing
This video by JacKlink Productions tells a story on how tax increment financing is used to help attract new businesses, help expand existing companies, grow the manufacturing industry and act as a catalyst for development in the Carroll County, IN...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Framing the National Incentives DiscussionMembers only Login
In this edition of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, Ellen Harpel from Smart Incentives, Dan Breen from Jones Lang LaSalle, and Heidi Springer from New York Grant Company each give their perspectives of the incentives...
Combining and Leveraging TIFMembers only Login
Andrew Z. Murray of PGAV details a handful of MO case studies that involve TIF combined with other various financing methods.
Using TIFs in Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
This Case Study from the Community Development Society Conference covers a Fort Kent, ME TIF and the use of tax increment financing in rural areas.
A Look at Small Business Lending in Allegheny County: Part 2Members only Login
This report The Center for Economic Development compares Pittsburgh to its peers based on trends in loan originations under the CRA, including smaller and larger loans.
A Look at Small Business Lending in Allegheny County: Part 1Members only Login
This report The Center for Economic Development sets the context for lending activity in Allegheny County with a quick assessment of aggregate economic indicators for sixteen areas.
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