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Search Results: Rural Development
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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...
Rural Downtown Development - City of DublinMembers only Login
Tara Bradshaw from the City of Dublin presents on downtown development.
Financing Solutions for Sustainable Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Lee Earhart from CoBank presents on financing sustainable rural infrastructure.
Financing Solutions for Sustainable Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Blake Sharpton from Butler Snow presents on financing sustainable rural infrastructure.
Introduction to Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Lee Earhart from CoBank presents an overview of rural finance.
Financing Solutions fro Rural-Based BusinessMembers only Login
Josh Walton from the University of Georgia SBDC & Randy Griffin from CSRA Business Lending present on financing strategies for supporting rural-based business.
Regional Hospital FinanceMembers only Login
Mike Catsi from AIDEA presents on the capital stack that supported The John Calricarap Clinic in Alaska.
Financing for Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
Jack Stanek from the U.S. Department of Agriculture presents on rural financing programs from the USDA.
Financing Solutions for Rural Downtown DevelopmentMembers only Login
Perry Hiott from the Georgia Cities Foundation presents on Rural Downtown Development in Georgia.
Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR)Members only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
The Appalachian Wildlife FoundationMembers only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
Development in Eastern KentuckyMembers only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
Access to Capital for Native Communities in ArizonaMembers only Login
Clint Kaasa discusses how the USDA provides financing programs and strategies for Native communities in Arizona and considers how to leverage the available capital for even greater investment.
Putting Private Capital to Work in Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Authored by the Bipartisan Policy Center, this paper highlights examples of rural areas that have successfully overcome issues of size, resources, and experience to create successful partnerships with the private sector.
Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food Investments to Transform CommunitiesMembers only Login
Debra Tropp from the USDA introduces a new publication from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and USDA entitled Harvesting Opportunities: The Power of Regional Food Systems Investments to...
Rural Development and Small Town Approaches to Access to Capital - Village of MinsterMembers only Login
Urban communities like Cleveland and Cincinnati are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Ohio is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
Rural Development and Small Town Approaches to Access to Capital - Environmental Infrastructure FundingMembers only Login
Urban communities like Cleveland and Cincinnati are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Ohio is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
State and Federal Development Finance Programs-USDAMembers 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.
Creative Infrastructure Financing ApproachesMembers only Login
As budgets are stretched and new rules are created, it can be difficult to pull together funding for necessary infrastructure improvements and community facilities. Adam Pope explores proven approaches for financing rail/freight intermodal facility...
Arvada: Tax Increment Financing in ActionMembers only Login
Tax increment financing is a flexible and creative financing tool that can support development projects throughout Colorado. The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority shares their successes of using TIF for a number of different projects including housing,...
Longmont: Financing Brownfields Clean-Up and Build-UpMembers only Login
The cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites can advance a region's economy, restore local environment, and ultimately lead to permanent job creation and greater attraction of external capital to the community. During this session, the city of...
CDFA Texas Webinar: Financing Programs to Support Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Urban communities like Austin and Dallas are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Texas is filled with rural communities and small towns who are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique development...
Rural Development Financing Programs- Mathis Economic Development CorporationMembers only Login
Urban communities like Austin and Dallas are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Texas is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique development...
Rural Development Financing Programs- Texas Department of AgricultureMembers only Login
Urban communities like Austin and Dallas are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Texas is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique development...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Opportunities and Advancements in Water FinanceMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, learn from expert speakers Jordan Dorfman from the EPA, Tyler Old from PFM, John DeLuca from CoBank, and Jong Sook Nee from McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC as...
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...
USDA: Avita and OH Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
A look at rural development and community healthcare projects throughout Ohio and how they came to be.
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development: Community Facility LoanMembers only Login
Lorraine Werner, Rural Development Community Programs Director of USDA, discusses the redevelopment finance of a hospital, the South Big Horn Hospital, in rural Wyoming.
Financial Assistance for Rural Downtown Real EstateMembers only Login
Steve Spillette of Community Development Strategies (CDS) goes over general guidance, sources of capital, and example programs for financial assistance for rural downtown real estate.
USDA's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)Members only Login
Steve Gerrish from the U.S. Department of Agriculture talks about the USDA REAP program which offers loans and grants for farmers and rural small businesses for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
How$martKY: Energy Efficiency for EveryoneMembers only Login
Chris Woolery from the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development explains the How$martKY: Energy Efficiency for Everyone program.
Financing Solutions for Rural BroadbandMembers only Login
John Padalino from Kemp Smith Law talks about financing solutions for rural broadband and the opportunities and challenges that come with it.
Biomass Energy Financing: The Harney Community Energy ExampleMembers only Login
Meagan Nuss from Wisewood, Inc. talks about biomass energy financing in the Harney County community in Oregon.
Financing Solutions for Rural-Based Businesses: 504 LoanMembers only Login
Zola Finch from RMI Inc. examines the development finance programs that drive business development and sustain economic development on a broader scale in rural areas. Topics covered include 504 and other loans, and understanding the capital needs of...
Financing Solutions for Rural-Based BusinessesMembers only Login
Sandy Voigt from Region Five Development Commission examines the development finance programs that drive business development and sustain economic development on a broader scale in rural areas.
Financing Local & Regional Food EnterprisesMembers only Login
James Barham, Rural Business-Cooperative Service - USDA Rural Development, covers the role of USDA and Rural Development, stages of business development and capital stacking, financing food enterprises example, and USDA resources to support local...
Financing Solutions for Sustainable Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Hunter Hook and John DeLuca from CoBank cover the financing of rural infrastructue in this presentation.
Financing Solutions for Rural EnergyMembers only Login
Gregory Montgomery with CleanSource talks about the AlabamaSAVES and NC Ag Finance Authority Green Community Programs. He explains how they were financed, and what were the securities, structures, and funding sources used.
Financing Solutions for Rural Food and Agricultural Systems: Aggie BondsMembers only Login
Tammy Nebola from Iowa Finance Authority covers Beginning Farmer Loan “Aggie Bond” Program from the perspective of the most active issuer of the bonds.
Financing Solutions for Rural-Based BusinessesMembers only Login
Diane Morey from Northwest Minnesota Foundation coverers identifying appropriate financing programs for the businesses in your community, developing partnerships with banks and other capital access providers, and understanding the capital needs of...
Financing Sources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Members only Login
Greg Batson from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Missouri explains some of the financing programs available through the USDA.
Community Facilities ProgramsMembers only Login
Terence McGhee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture covers the Community Facilities Programs including the requirements, types of projects, and types of products available through the program.
Rural Development's Financial Toolkit
Vince Paumier presents at NCSAFP Annual Conference on USDA Rural Development Toolkit
JobsOhio Commercial Loan Program
Tracy Allen of Jobs Ohio presents on Commercial Loan Programs available via the organization.
Ohio Farm Bureau-Finance Challenges for First-Time Farmers
Brandon Kern from the Ohio Farm Bureau presents on Finance Challenges for First-Time Farmers,
Financing Solutions for Rural Downtown DevelopmentMembers only Login
Herb Klein from Jacob & Klein's Economic Development Group explains the various tools and programs available to revitalize and redevelop rural downtowns, including tax increment financing, special assessment, tax credits, EB-5, and others.
Infrastructure Finance - USDA Rural Development Community ProgramsMembers only Login
Anthony Hollinsworth (U.S. Department of Agriculture) discusses the rural development programs offered by USDA, the objectives of the programs, eligible applicants, eligible purposes, and the rates and terms.
Supporting Rural & Small Town Development in MinnesotaMembers only Login
Urban communities like Minneapolis and St. Paul are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Minnesota is filled with rural communities and small towns who are also in need of financing strategies. A number of creative and...
Supporting Rural & Small Town Development in MinnesotaMembers only Login
Urban communities like Minneapolis and St. Paul are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Minnesota is filled with rural communities and small towns who are also in need of financing strategies. A number of creative and...
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.
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