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CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capital for Main StreetMembers only Login
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...
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...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Strategies to Support Your Local Venture Capital EcosystemMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, Lamont Price with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Teela Spiller with the Atlanta Micro Fund, and Eric Clement with the NYCEDC highlighted several...
An Overview of Federal Regional Commissions and AuthoritiesMembers only Login
This Congressional Research Service (CRS) In Focus outlines the structure, activities, and recent funding, for each Federal Regional Commission or Authority.
How States Are Improving Tax Incentives for Jobs and GrowthMembers only Login
Building on earlier research by The Pew Charitable Trusts, this report identifies best practices for effectively evaluating tax incentives. Specifically, Pew recommends that states take three steps: make a plan, measure the impact, and inform policy...
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...
Industrial Development Bond Financing ProgramMembers only Login
South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority Brochure on Industrial Development Bond Financing Program.
How States Can Maximize Opportunity Zones - The Governance ProjectMembers only Login
This policy brief lays out a plan of action for states to realize the full economic and social potential of this unique tax incentive. States can play multiple roles to enhance the attractiveness of Opportunity Zones for market capital and ensure...
State of Illinois Selected Finance and Assistance ProgramsMembers only Login
Victor Narusis with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity discusses selected finance and assistance programs in the State of Illinois.
CRA InvestingMembers only Login
Jessica Botelho of Community Capital Management discusses the uses for the Community Reinvestment Act in North Carolina.
Analysis of Pennsylvania's Brownfields ProgramMembers only Login
Charles Bartsch authored this paper as part of projected funded by the Brookings Institution. This paper provides an overview of the brownfields challenge in Pennsylvania and makes a series of recommendation to build upon the success of the...
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...
NCOSAFP Releases 2017 State Agriculture Loan Programs DirectoryMembers only Login
NCOSAFP & CDFA are proud to release the 2017 State by State Agricultural Loan Programs Directory. The CDFA and NCOSAFP partnership aims to raise awareness within the development finance and agricultural industries of the agricultural finance...
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...
Kentucky Programs and Economic Development OverviewMembers only Login
Sarah Butler from the Commonwealth of Kentucky discusses the latest matters related to economic development in Kentucky, along with a variety of financing programs available from the state. This material explores the economic development finance...
The Latest in Bond Financing across WashingtonMembers only Login
Geoff Urbina and Cynthia Weed discuss how bonds can be used today to provide a significant portion of a project's capital stack with a special focus on bond financing programs in Washington.
Virginia State Programs and Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Brendan Hefty with Hefty Wiley & Gore discusses the latest development finance legislation and their potential effects on the economic development industry. Of special focus is the fate of various proposals and the latest from Richmond and...
Infrastructure Finance in New York & New Jersey - KeyBanc Capital MarketsMembers only Login
Just as infrastructure development acts as a catalyst for economic growth, it is also changing the landscape for potential investors and the expanding field of infrastructure finance. Infrastructure systems for transportation, utilities, and public...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
SC Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Sara Hazzard with SCEDA and Tushar Chikhliker with Nexsen Pruet discuss the latest legislative updates in South Carolina. What development finance topics are being discussed in the statehouse? Is there recent legislation that will have an impact on...
Urban Institute - State Economic Development StrategiesMembers only Login
This report by the Urban Institute provides a discussion framework for sustainable economic growth strategies that states can use. The authors posit that state investment in economic development falls into three categories: investment in the...
Jeree Glasser-Hedrick, State of the State and Tax Exempt BondsMembers only Login
Jeree Glasser-Hedrick discusses California's current economy and the economic development financing trends that professionals are experiencing throughout the nation.
2016 Georgia Webinar: Utilizing Community Improvement Districts in the Peach StateMembers only Login
Lindsay Kuhn of Georgia State University, Nicole Hall of Nickel Works Consulting, Jennifer Ball of Central Atlanta Progress, & Lynn Rainey of Rainey & Phillips speak on Community Improvement Districts in Georgia.
Georgia Webinar: Utilizing Community Improvement Districts in the Peach StateMembers only Login
Expert panelists explored the prevalence of Community Improvement Districts projects in Georgia and how they are being used to finance revitalization in communities of all sizes during this webinar.
Finance is Key to Economic Development SuccessMembers only Login
Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson covers the current economic landscape in the state.
California’s First Film Tax Credit ProgramMembers only Login
In this report, California's Legislative Analyst’s Office evaluate the economic effects and the administration of the first film tax credit program passed in 2009.
Farm to Plate Investment Program: A 10-Year Roadmap to Revitalizing VT's Food SystemMembers only Login
This profile highlights the Farm to Plate (F2P) Investment Program, which was designed to strategically strengthen the state’s food and farm sector and encourage the purchasing of local foods.
NYS Economic Development Spending UpdateMembers only Login
This policy brief updates the Citizens Budget Commission’s (CBC’s) analysis of the cost of New York's state and local economic development programs.
Community Development and Redevelopment in MinnesotaMembers only Login
League of Minnesota Cities provides a guide on the requirements for a city to establish criteria for awarding business subsidies and various development agencies cities may create. An overview of state and federally sponsored programs for...
Ohio Farm Bureau-Finance Challenges for First-Time Farmers
Brandon Kern from the Ohio Farm Bureau presents on Finance Challenges for First-Time Farmers,
Minnesota Brownfields: A Resource GuideMembers only Login
This resource guide assists Minnesota stakeholders in undertaking brownfield redevelopment by providing a concise overview of some potentially useful local, state, and federal assistance programs, their eligibility requirements, and contact...
The Evolution of Build & the Industrial Development Agency’s Financing Roles for the CityMembers only Login
New York City Independent Budget Office has examined the evolution of the roles of Build and the Industrial Development Agency in financing economic development deals for the city and the uses of the revenues the two entities generate.
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.
State & Federal Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Ryan Roles (Rural Finance Authority) discusses the Rural Finance Authority Loan Programs that are available.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Report: An Analysis of 2015 Private Activity Bond & Volume Cap Trends
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
OH Venture Report 2015Members only Login
Ohio is the home of innovators. VentureOhio exists to make Ohio the best place in the world to start and grow a company, and is led by people who believe it is possible and work hard every day to make that dream a reality
MI 21st Century Jobs Trust FundMembers only Login
For most states, promoting entrepreneurship has not been part of the mainstream programmatic efforts of traditional economic-development policy. However certain states, such as Michigan, have had the foresight to support investments which foster an...
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...
Economic Development in Kansas
Bob Fettke from the Kansas Department of Commerce speaks on state incentives in Kansas.
Oklahoma Business IncentivesMembers only Login
Martin Roberts of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce speaks on Oklahoma Business Incentives.
U.S. & Oklahoma Economic OutlookMembers only Login
Megan Williams from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in Oklahoma City gives on overview of the markets in Oklahoma & Kansas. The presentation was given at the 2016 CDFA Oklahoma/Kansas Financing Roundtable Conference.
Improving TIF Transparency and Accountability in Michigan
This report from Michigan State University seeks to contribute to the current policy discussion on TIF reform by developing the blueprint for a comprehensive, state-level database on the scale, scope and structure of TIF activities in Michigan.
Illinois Economy Market WatchMembers only Login
John Sassaris (MB Financial) outlines how the Illinois economy is fairing and explores what economic development trends economists, bankers, and other professionals are experiencing throughout the state.
Measuring Success in the States
Sandy Fazeli from the National Association of State Energy Officials will present ways some states have financed and already seen success with energy programs on the state levels
Housing Overview OED HousingMembers only Login
Doug Selbee (City and County of Denver) discusses major changes and trends in the state's affordable housing industry and the vision for policies, priorities, and resource allocation.
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