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Search Results: Access to Capital\State Capital Access Program (CAP)
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Analysis of Updated SSBCI Guidelines
CDFA hosted this public briefing on November 22, 2021 to provide an overview of the new SSBCI Capital Program Policy Guidelines as well as application timelines and requirements. CDFA along with representatives from Treasury discussed key provisions...
SSBCI Programs Fact Sheet - November 2021
This November 2021 Fact Sheet from the U.S. Department of the Treasury discusses the five types of SSBCI programs. The programs available under SSBCI are 1) Venture Capital Programs, 2) Loan Participation Programs, 3) Loan Guarantee Programs, 4)...
CDFA's Analysis of Capital Program Policy Guidelines for the State Small Business Credit Initiative
CDFA’s analysis of the November 2021 SSBCI Capital Program Policy Guidelines is meant to provide a high-level overview of key provisions and is not comprehensive of all updates and changes to the April 2014 policy guidelines.
SSBCI General Info Fact Sheet (2021)
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) reauthorizes and amends the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Program. ARPA provides a combined $10 billion to states, the District of Columbia, territories, and Tribal governments to help...
Localizing the State Small Business Credit InitiativeMembers only Login
This white paper, authored by three researchers at Drexel University's Nowak Metro Finance Lab, argues that to drive a recovery that expands opportunity and innovation, local leaders would be well put to think about ways they can maximize SSBCI...
Idaho Collateral Support Program - Summary Report as of April 30, 2021Members only Login
The Idaho Collateral Support Program (CSP) provides qualified small businesses with additional loan collateral necessary for a lender to grant the loan. The CSP was funded through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program....
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...
New JobsOhio Grant Program Supports QED’s New R&D Center
Quality Electrodynamics (QED) turned to JobsOhio for support in creating a research and development (R&D) center for collaboration and innovation. This case study examines how the JobsOhio Research & Development Grant Program was able to assist QED.
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Strategies for Catalyzing Investment in Communities
During the April 10, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, Bruce Katz from Drexel University, Rachel Reilly from the Economic Innovation Group, and Katie Kramer from CDFA examined relief efforts run by local governments, philanthropic...
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Federal, State, and Local Responses to COVID-19
On the March 27, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, we discussed how Development Finance Agencies have initially responded to COVID-19, examined Congressional legislation, analyzed how federal agencies are reacting, and looked at a...
NMEDD - Economic Development Innovation Task Force ReportMembers only Login
In 2019, the Governor signed House Memorial 16 directing the Economic Development Department (NMEDD) to bring together stakeholders and convene an Economic Development Innovation Task Force to spur collaboration and innovative discussions on methods...
Upstart Aims to Become the Biggest and Best Technology Employer in OhioMembers only Login
Founded by ex-Googlers and based in Silicon Valley, Upstart is the first lending platform to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to price credit and automate the borrowing process. Upstart partnered with the JobsOhio...
Available CFA Resources - New York Regional Economic Development CouncilsMembers only Login
In 2011, Governor Cuomo created ten Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to advance the administration’s efforts to improve New York’s business climate and expand economic growth. This 2019...
State Strategies to Help Businesses Launch and ExpandMembers only Login
This report, produced by The PEW Charitable Trusts, examines how state governments can find solutions to policies that undermine opportunities for investment and job creation when businesses spend too much time or money on inefficient regulatory...
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.
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...
New Jersey Incentives and Workforce Development GuideMembers only Login
Business Facilities provides a list of some of the incentives available for companies in New Jersey.
An Overview of Development Finance Programs in California's Treasurer's OfficeMembers only Login
Jeree Glasser-Hendrick of the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee provides an in-depth look at the wide range of development fiance resources available through the California State Treasurer's Office.
Unlocking Capital AccessMembers only Login
Representatives from the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity and California Pollution Control Financing Authority look at how California creates access to capital for micro businesses and enterprises.
SSBCI Audit Report - WashingtonMembers only Login
The Office of the Inspector General examines Washington's SSBCI programs in this audit report. The report finds that, as of June 30, 2012, Washington had expended $7.1 million.
Access to Capital: Arizona Innovation Accelerator Fund
TJ Jennings of the Arizona Commerce Authority discusses the basics, terms, and process of funding behind the Arizona Innovation Fund.
U.S. Treasury Department: SSBCI UpdateMembers only Login
Cliff Kellogg, Director of SSBCI, gave an update on the program during an installment if the CDFA SSBCI Webinar Series.
Financing Environmental Programs and Small BusinessMembers only Login
Reneé Webster-Hawkins with California Pollution Control Financing Authority explains the latest information on finance programs offered by the agency.
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.
New York State Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Steve Cohen of Empire State Development discusses a variety of state financing programs, in addition to introducing a new business mentor program called Business Mentor NY.
21st Century Jobs Trust Fund Program 2013 Year-End ReportMembers only Login
The Michigan Strategic Fund and MEDC released this report detailing where each program's funds were allocated during 2013. Recipients are a wide range of innovators receiving grants, loans, and equity financing.
NYSERDA Innovation and Business Development ProgramMembers only Login
This brochure provides an overview to the Innovation and Business Development Program from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, including various offerings and investor opportunities.
Arizona Innovation Accelerator Fund ProgramMembers only Login
This handout describes the Arizona Innovation Accelerator Loan Fund, a loan participation program funded through SSBCI and managed by the Arizona Commerce Authority, including a summary of the program, qualifications for participation, and how the...
Small Business First Division Loan ProgramsMembers only Login
Jared Lucas with the PA Department of Community and Economic Development shares a host of loan programs offered by the state, including Small Business First, First Industries, and Pollution Prevention Assistance Account.
Advantage IllinoisMembers only Login
Stan Luboff with Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shares information on Advantage Illinois, a broad package of small business lending tools administered by the state.
Small Contractor Bridge (SCB) Program OverviewMembers only Login
Rob Rose with the Chicago Community Loan Fund presents this overview of the Small Contractor Bridge Program, which offers working capital to small construction businesses that bid on public works contracts.
Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund ApplicationMembers only Login
The Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund is for applicants who are enrolled in or have completed a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) or other certified counseling entity program and has revenues of $500K or less for the previous year.
SSBCI Quarterly Reports as of December 31, 2013
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.
Illinois SSBCI Participating LendersMembers only Login
Advantage Illinois posted the list of participating lenders for the state's SSBCI programs which includes contact information for lenders accepting applications on a rolling basis.
New York State's SSBCI Capital Access ProgramMembers only Login
New York State’s Capital Access Program (CAP) is funded through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), a US Treasury program authorized by the US Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. CAP provides portfolio insurance to participating Lenders...
Filling the Small Business Lending Gap: Lessons from the SSBCI Loan ProgramsMembers only Login
This report examines how states are using the SSBCI allocations, what they are learning from the SSBCI experience, and how state policy leaders and program managers can further improve the volume of lending and achieve their individual program goals.
California Capital Access ProgramMembers only Login
Nancee Trombley with California Pollution Control Financing Authority describes their three main Capital Access Programs: Heavy Duty On-Road Diesel Program, CAP for Small Business, and Collateral Support.
Oregon Business Development Fund - Business ApplicationMembers only Login
The Oregon Business Development Fund (OBDF) is a revolving loan fund administered by Business Oregon. The fund has received capitalization from the federal Economic Development Administration, the state General Fund, and the Oregon State Lottery....
Idaho Collateral Support Program - Assisting Small Businesses Access CreditMembers only Login
Cory Phelps with Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) provides an overview of IHFA's access to capital tools, eligible loans, program highlights, partnerships and more.
Clean Energy Finance Progress and ProspectsMembers only Login
Michael Paparian with California State Treasurer's Office reports on the state of energy financing, specifically with emerging or nontraditional financing models for clean energy investment at the state level. Paparian discusses financing sources...
CDFA SSBCI Assessment Services Flyer
In an effort to help states participating in the U.S. Department of the Treasury's SSBCI program, CDFA developed a number of technical assistance service options. CDFA’s SSBCI Assessment Services provide a comprehensive, third party evaluation of...
Michigan Community Revitalization Program OverviewMembers only Login
The Michigan Community Revitalization Program (MCRP) is an incentive program available from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF), in cooperation with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), designed to promote community revitalization...
Funding Economic Development With JobsOhio & ODSAMembers only Login
JobsOhio and the Ohio Development Services Agency offers a comprehensive package of financial and technical assistance resources that support job creation and retention through site location, infrastructure development, and capital investment by...
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