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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

MN 2017 Tax Increment Financing Legislative Report
This audit, produced by Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto, details the impacts of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in the State...
Roadmap to Redevelopment Waterfront Lot D
This report provides financing strategies for the redevelopment of a 12-acre waterfront lot in Duluth. Plans for redevelopment...
Benefits of Brownfield Redevelopment in Minnesota
This report by Minnesota Brownfields and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency highlights how redevelopment of idled,...
Twin Cities Mixed-Income Housing Case Studies
Policy brief prepared by MZ Strategies, LLC for the McKnight Foundation Region and Communities Program. Each of the three case...
Fairmont Economic Development Authority EDA Revolving Loan Fund Application
This application is for the Fairmont Economic Development Authority EDA Revolving Loan Fund.

Minnesota Development Finance Headlines

Featured State Programs

Aggie Bond Loan ProgramMembers only Login
This program may be financed by your local commercial lender. The program also allows for private financing from an individual or an estate (neither of which can be a close relation). The financing entity is required to give a reduced interest...
AGRI County Fair GrantsMembers only Login
These grants help Minnesota county fairs preserve and promote Minnesota agriculture, and provide access to the arts and the state’s agricultural, historical, and cultural heritage. Funds come from the Minnesota Legislature through the Agricultural...
AGRI Crop Research GrantMembers only Login
AGRI Crop Research Grants are intended to generate applied crop research that will improve agricultural product quality, quantity, or value. The MDA anticipates awarding up to $2 million in competitive grants in Fiscal Year 2019. The maximum grant...

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