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In partnership with:
Maryland Department of Commerce

Upcoming Events

January 23-24, 2019
12:00 - 5:00pm Eastern
The Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance WebCourse is the foundation for all of CDFA’s educational offerings. This course helps attendees understand the variety of development finance tools available, from bonds, tax credits and TIF, to federal financing programs, RLFs, and access to capital lending resources.

Featured State Resources

How to Capitalize a Revolving Loan Fund - MDMembers only Login
Darla Garrett with the Maryland Department of Commerce presents on the Small, Minority, Women Owned Businesses Account.
Opportunity ZonesMembers only Login
Rachel Reilly from Enterprise Community Partners presents on Opportunity Zones in Maryland.
Investing in Food Systems: The Reinvestment FundMembers only Login
Dana Johnson from the Reinvestment Fund presents on investing in food systems in Maryland & the DC area.
The Climate Access Fund: Social Equity through Clean EnergyMembers only Login
Lynn Heller from the Climate Access Fund presents on this emerging fund in Maryland.
Leveraging Tax Incentives Use in Development ProjectsMembers only Login
Ellen Harpel from Smart Incentives & Business Development Advisors presents on leveraging tax incentive use in development...

Maryland Development Finance Headlines


Featured State Programs

ADVANCE MarylandMembers only Login
​​ADVANCE Maryland, in partnership with the National Center for Economic Gardening, is a program for second-stage entrepreneurs that helps businesses address their unique challenges and identify new opportunities. Economic Gardening is a "grow from...
Advantage Maryland (MEDAAF)Members only Login
A flexible and broad-based program, MEDAAF funds grants, loans and investments to support economic development initiatives. Uses include business attraction and retention, infrastructure support, brownfield redevelopment, arts and entertainment...
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Program (AFIP)Members only Login
The Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Program (AFIP) is intended to aid in the development of alternative fuel refilling/charging infrastructure in the state of Maryland. As such, MEA anticipates issuing one or more grants to applicants for...

CDFA Maryland Supporters

State Partner

Maryland Department of Commerce
For information about sponsoring, review the sponsor prospectus and complete our sponsorship agreement or contact CDFA.