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Search Results: Local Finance Program
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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...
Sustainable Infrastructure Finance: In the TrenchesMembers only Login
Stephen Samuels from Frost Brown Todd provides an overview of public-private partnership agreements at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Emerging Structures for Investing in Low-Income CommunitiesMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, John Haines with Mercy Corps Global Innovations along with Michael Schrader and Steven White with Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP discussed the financing structure that supported a...
Opportunities to Use Assessment Districts to Finance Facilities and Services in CaliforniaMembers only Login
This report from the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) seeks to inform local agencies as well as others in the public finance community about the opportunities for using assessments within the constraints imposed by recent...
OZ Workshop - Developing a Local Opportunity Zone Strategy - Erie Regional Chamber and Growth PartnershipMembers only Login
Jake Rouch with the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership presents on the City of Erie Investment Prospectus.
Examining the Local Value of Economic Development IncentivesMembers only Login
Every year local and state governments in the United States expend tens of billions of dollars on economic development incentives. Under intense pressure to deliver economic opportunity, policymakers utilize incentives to encourage private sector...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing Broadband InfrastructureMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, Nathan Rosenberg with The Broadband Group and Gregory Dunn with Ice Miller LLP presented some of the various financing options & ownership structures available to communities to...
A New Paradigm: Impact Investing Through Development Finance AgenciesMembers only Login
During this webinar speakers form the Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority and Memphis EDGE presented on how and why they created Impact Investing programs in their communities.
Getting to the "Nuts & Bolts"Members only Login
The various financing tools and approaches for brownfields redevelopment is described by Charlie Bartsch from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Crowdfunding Small Business DevelopmentMembers only Login
Crowdsourcing.org defines crowdfunding as “the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture.” This financing mechanism has become immensely popular with entrepreneurs and small businesses as...
Strengthening Access to Capital ProgramsMembers only Login
James Key-Wallace, Executive Director at New Hampshire Business Finance Authority, discusses access to capital and the benefits of leveraging public sector support for even greater private sector investment and explore a variety of programs...
Collaborative Permanent Housing FinanceMembers only Login
Katie Kim from the Kim Group presents on the process and financing tools required to develop Cooperage 214 in Peoria, Illinois.
Financing the Local Food System in WashingtonMembers only Login
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 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.
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.
Review of Montgomery County’s (MD) Economic Development Incentive Programs
Craig Howard of Montgomery County, MD outlines different approaches based on the type of incentives offered.
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...
Summary of Incentives, General Electric Relocation to the City of BostonMembers only Login
General Electric's move to Boston is accompanied with $145 million incentive package. The agreement between the state, city, and GE is much more interesting than the total dollar value or cost per job calculations.
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: 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.
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