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National SSBCI 2.0 Call - March 26, 2021
SSBCI was signed into law as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. CDFA hosted this National SSBCI 2.0 Call serving as an interface between Treasury and stakeholders during the rulemaking process. On March 26, 2021, we discussed insights and...
National SSBCI 2.0 Call - March 11, 2021
SSBCI was signed into law as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. CDFA hosted this National SSBCI 2.0 Call with interested stakeholders on March 11, 2021, to discuss SSBCI 2.0. We discussed key SSBCI 2.0 questions and timelines. We also...
Legislative Briefing - February 2021
This CDFA Legislative Briefing took place on February 17, 2021. Topics discussed included re-introducing the Modernizing Agricultural and Manufacturing Bonds Act (MAMBA) and the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) along with the latest...
COVID-19: Comprehensive Recovery Strategy
Based on the input of our 500+ members, CDFA has developed a set of policy proposals that would allow state and local governments, through development finance agencies, to be immediate problem solvers that can help alleviate the extreme economic...
Evaluation of the SSBCI ProgramMembers only Login
This report summarizes the outcomes of 142 state credit support and investment programs funded by the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), which supported over $8 billion in new lending and investing to small businesses since 2011. The...
Small Business Access to CapitalMembers only Login
Allen McConnell (Ohio Development Services Agency) discusses how small businesses are financed, the various access to capital challenges they face, and the most innovative and effective access to capital tools available in Ohio.
Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox in Rural America
The Rural Financing Best Practices by CDFA explores how rural communities can leverage a wide range of tools and approaches to build on their assets, protect their resources, and make strategic investments that offer long-term benefits for residents...
Treasury Letter to Rep. PriceMembers only Login
The U.S. Dept. of Treasury wrote this letter in response to a request from Rep. Price (D-NC) seeking information on how a new bill - or the appropriations process - could be used to extend the State Small Business Credit Initiative.
SSBCI North Dakota Audit ReportMembers only Login
In this revised report by the Office of Inspector General, North Dakota's SSBCI program, Mandan Consortium is audited. The audit finds that Mandan obligated approximately $8.9 million through a loan participation program.
SSBCI 2014 GAO ReportMembers only Login
In this GAO report on Small Business Credit Programs, the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF) and the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) are examined. Through its findings, the GAO recommends better impact reporting of SBFL.
SSBCI Quarterly Report Summary (2Q 2014)Members only Login
This summary of states' State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) quarterly reports highlights success stories, disbursement data, top performing states, funds allocated by program type, and more from SSBCI-participating states.
OIG SSBCI Audit Report: MassachusettsMembers only Login
OIG reports that Massachusetts appropriately used most of the SSBCI funds it had expended as of June 30, 2012, but spent $237,000 to participate in an SBA-guaranteed loan under the MBDC Loan Participation Program, which Treasury officials said was...
OIG SSBCI Audit Report: KansasMembers only Login
This report by the Dept. of the Treasury Office of Inspector General reviews Kansas' use of funds awarded under the SSBCI program. In the report, OIG found that in each of the 11 transactions reviewed Kansas did not obtain assurances from companion...
Reinventing MichiganMembers only Login
Michael Finney, President and CEO of the Michigan of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, discusses the economic impact of Pure Michigan programs and provides several case studies.
SSBCI 2013 Annual ReportMembers only Login
This report from the U.S. Treasury summarizes the states' Annual Reports and gives state-by-state data showing how SSBCI programs operate in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five territories have expended their allocated funds in 2013.
OIG SSBCI Audit Report: IllinoisMembers only Login
In the report, the Dept. of the Treasury Office of Inspector General found that Illinois used most of their SSBCI funds appropriately, but did participate in a loan that was used to purchase the stock of a company representing its entire ownership...
OIG SSBCI Audit Report: WashingtonMembers only Login
This report by the Dept. of the Treasury Office of Inspector General reviews Washington's use of funds awarded under the SSBCI program. In the report, OIG found that borrower and lender assurances were complete and timely.
OIG SSBCI Audit Report: TennesseeMembers only Login
This report by the Dept. of the Treasury Office of Inspector General reviews Tennessee's use of funds awarded under the SSBCI program. The report analyzes the allocation agreement signed between the state and the Treasury that authorized the use of...