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CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Opportunities and Advancements in Water Finance
February 21, 2017
1:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Online Brownfields Project Marketplace
February 24, 2017
12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

Intro Bond Finance WebCourse
March 1 - 2, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar: Financing Brownfields with Private Activity Bonds (PABs)
March 9, 2017
2:00 PM Eastern

CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Impact of GASB 77
March, 14, 2017
1:00 PM Eastern

2017 CDFA Pennsylvania Financing Roundtable Webinar
March 22. 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern

2017 CDFA Michigan Financing Roundtable Webinar
March 23, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Texas Conference
Dallas, TX
April 5, 2017

Intro Incentives WebCourse
April 5 - 6, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Is There a New Markets Tax Credit Surplus?
April 18, 2017
1:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Missouri Conference
St. Louis, MO
April 20, 2017

CDFA South Carolina Conference
Columbia, SC
April 25, 2017

CDFA Illinois Conference
Chicago, IL
May 2, 2017

Intro Tax Increment Finance WebCourse
May 10 - 11, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Colorado Conference
Denver, CO
May 16, 2017

CDFA Texas Webinar: Financing Programs to Support Rural Development
May 17. 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern

CDFA Georgia Conference
Atlanta, GA
June 7, 2017

Intro Food Systems Finance WebCourse
June 7 - 8, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Summer School
Minneapolis, MN
August 7 - 11, 2017

Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 7, 2017

Intro Bond Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 8 - 9, 2017

Intro Brownfields Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 8 - 9, 2017

Intro Energy & Water Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 10 - 11, 2017

Intro Revolving Loan Fund Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 10 - 11, 2017

CDFA Ohio Conference
Columbus, OH
September 7, 2017

CDFA Florida Conference
Fort Lauderdale, FL
September 28, 2017

CDFA National Development Finance Summit
Atlanta, GA
November 15 - 17, 2017

CDFA Research & Advisory Services


CDFA's Research & Advisory Services is the nation's first non-profit information and consulting service solely dedicated to development finance. With unparalleled access to the nation's top agencies and professionals in development finance, CDFA's Research & Advisory Services deliver the Council's experience to transform organizations' development finance knowledge, operations, and programs.

Peer-Based Approach
CDFA is not your normal consulting firm. Instead of assigning a few in-house “experts” to put together copy-and-paste documents for your community, CDFA’s Research & Advisory Services employs a more individualized approach. To complete each project, CDFA taps into a network of 18,000+ development finance industry professionals to find true peers. This peer-based approach means that the people working on your project are capable of not only providing expert advice on how to improve your development finance operations, but also of seeing your community’s challenges—and opportunities—from your perspective. The end result is a product that is informative, actionable, realistic, and personal.

Development Finance Expertise
CDFA's Research & Advisory Services utilizes the Council's 30 years of experience in the industry and broad development finance industry network of 22,000+ professionals, as well as the CDFA Online Resource Database—holding more than 5,000 documents—to address organizations' needs in a wide variety of development finance sectors, including:
Customizable Products
CDFA's Research & Advisory Services include a range of products that can improve your programs, organization, and community in a number of ways. Our fully-customizable services include strategic planning, original research, training seminars, and more for development finance organizations and entities of all kinds. Communities, organizations, and industry professionals may enlist CDFA to help:
Affordable Service
CDFA's Research & Advisory Services are available at competitive, reasonable costs. As a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests, the Council's goal is to maximize the effectiveness of the industry's professionals and organizations. CDFA is comprised of the nation’s leading and most knowledgeable members of the development finance community representing 400 public, private and non-profit development entities.

Next Steps
To learn more about what CDFA's Research & Advisory Services can do for your organization, and to receive a specific CDFA proposal and quote, email or call 614-705-1300.

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