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Search Results: CDFA Original Research
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Grim Hotel Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the Grim Hotel site located in Texarkana, TX.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Data: 2012
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Report: An Analysis of 2013 Private Activity Bond & Volume Cap Trends
This annual CDFA report reviews the 2013 use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox In ArizonaMembers only Login
During the first-ever CDFA Arizona Financing Roundtable Webcast, CDFA President & CEO Toby Rittner and T.J. Jennings, Vice President of Capital Strategies at the Arizona Commerce Authority explore the depths and potential for unlocking the...
CE+BFI Webinar: 501(c)(3) Bonds for Clean Energy Projects
For this webinar on a new clean energy bond finance model, CE+BFI examines Qualified 501(c)(3) bonds as a mechanism for communities with 501(c)(3) organizations seeking to undertake significant clean energy projects
Webinar: Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond MarketMembers only Login
The Brookings Institution, Clean Energy Group and the Council of Development Finance Agencies discuss their newly released paper on bond financing for clean energy projects.
Understanding Tax Increment Finance - NLC Conference 2014
Toby Rittner with CDFA breaks down tax increment financing (TIF), the process of creating TIF districts, special assessments and districts, the tool's ability to catalyze investment, best practices when implementing TIF, and much more.
National Clean Energy Financing Perspectives - Keynote PresentationMembers only Login
Toby Rittner with CDFA presented this keynote address for Green Energy Ohio's conference entitled "National Clean Energy Financing Perspectives." Rittner highlights major state initiatives undertaken to support energy investments.
State Clean Energy Finance Initiative
The Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative proposes a new policy initiative intended to leverage private capital into clean energy development projects at the state level.
Reduce Risk, Increase Clean Energy: How States & Cities Are Using Old Finance Tools To Scale Up A New Industry
The Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative released this report detailing how states and cities are using bonds and other existing tools to finance clean energy development. The report explores state and city examples of new financial structures,...
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...
CDFA's Development Finance Perspectives - Issue 1, 2013
This issue of CDFA's magazine, Development Finance Perspectives, includes features on the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative's State Clean Energy Finance Initiative (SCEFI), the 2013 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, and Tax Increment...
The 2013 CDFA National Development Finance Summit
The 2013 National Development Finance Summit will be an extraordinary, can't miss event with an in-depth look at development finance in the United States. CDFA has worked to provide attendees with more opportunities than ever before to engage...
Bond Showcase: Ask an Expert
Have you ever wondered if your project qualifies for bond financing? Are you confused about a certain element of bond law? Perhaps you just need some guidance on the potential savings of tax-exempt bonds vs. other financing tools. Join the...
Technology Showcase: informANALYTICS by CGR
Using precious public resources, incentives, and funding to support job creation and business expansion takes careful consideration. During this Showcase, Scott Sittig with the Center for Governmental Research will present informANALYTICS, a cost...
CE+BFI: State Clean Energy Finance Initiative Proposal
This paper from the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative proposes a state-driven federal clean energy finance initiative to effectively leverage private financing for clean energy development.
TIF: A Success-Driven Tool for Catalyzing Economic Development and Social TransformationMembers only Login
Toby Rittner, CDFA, was published in Community Development Investment Review by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Rittner's article explores how TIF can be utilized to address a variety of development and social challenges communities are...
Understanding Development Finance & the Toolbox ApproachMembers only Login
Toby Rittner with the Council of Development Finance Agencies sets the stage and provides to build core knowledge of the roots and basic principles of development finance. Ritter covers the full-spectrum of the development finance toolbox.
How the Tool Works: Qualified Private Activity Bonds
This CDFA "How the Tool Works" profile explains Qualified Private Activity Bonds (PABs), which drive most projects involving both the public and private sector. This informative document provides an overview, different types of PABs, model programs,...
Public Private Partnerships - Emerging as Key Infrastructure Financing Model
Katie Kramer at CDFA shares an exciting financing model, public-private partnerships, as a solution to state and local governments across the nation facing increased fiscal challenges.
CDFA & CEG's New Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative
Toby Rittner with CDFA & Lew Milford with CEG, founders of the CE+BFI, announce an exciting new partnership aimed at developing a more tangible connection between clean energy development and bond financing.
Development Corner: Member and Sponsor News
Samantha Lynch and Kimberly Heckbert with CDFA describe a record year for membership at CDFA in 2012 and look forward to growing sponsorship for 2013.
Development Finance Perspectives: Reshored Manufacturing & Tax-Exempt Bonds to Drive Restoration Post-Sandy
Toby Rittner at CDFA shares an exciting trend known as reshored manufacturing and explains the tremendous potential to bring companies back to the United States. Furthermore, Rittner presents a case for tax-exempt bonds to finance the restoration of...
Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 3 I 2012
The CDFA & CEG's New Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative, Excellence in Development Finance Awards, Reshored Manufacturing, Tax-Exempt Bonds to Drive Restoration Post-Sandy, P3 Financing Model, American Manufacturing Bond Finance Act legislation,...
Legislative Front: American Manufacturing Bond Finance Act (AMBFA)
Erin Tehan at CDFA presents the newly proposed AMBFA legislation recommendations that will modernize and revolutionize Industrial Development Bonds and manufacturing bonds.
Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI): An Action Plan to Access Capital Markets
This document from CEG and CDFA, the organizations behind CE+BFI, outlines the challenges facing clean energy development and how bond finance can provide a solution. The Action Plan specifies existing bond finance tools and the goals for the...
2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit - Post Page
This page provides summary information for the 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, including the press releases for the 2012 CDFA Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2012 CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Awards.
CDFA 2011 National Volume Cap Report
This is the full annual report from CDFA reviewing the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
Perspectives: Future of American Manufacturing Hinges on Access to Affordable Capital
Toby Rittner of CDFA argues for the importance of strengthening industrial development bonds in order to better assist American manufacturers in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
Original Research Focus: Excellence in Development Finance
The best development finance news and resources of the year are presented in this article by Jason Rittenberg of CDFA, appearing in Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
Membership Corner: Development Finance Summit Member Breakfast
The member-exclusive breakfast at the Development Finance Summit, new members, and more are covered in this article by Stefanie Stoller of CDFA appearing in Development Finance Perspectives 2 | 2012.
Education & Programs: Development Finance Programs and Tools for Supporting Clean Energy
Katie Kramer of CDFA provides an overview of development finance tools, such as industrial development bonds, QECBs, tax credits, and loan funds, in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
The 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit
This feature article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012 provides the highlights of the 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, including special features, pre-Summit training, and the agenda at-a-glance.
Advancing Development Finance Knowledge, Networks & Innovation at the 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit
The Development Finance Summit will feature critical conversations on bond finance, access to capital, manufacturing support, and much more. Toby Rittner of CDFA covers these topics in this feature from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 |...
Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012
The 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, legislation to strengthen industrial development bonds, tax increment finance, and more are covered in the full issue of Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
Board Message: Value of Our Partnership
John Saris of Business Oregon and the CDFA Board of Directors discusses the advantages of CDFA membership and the work the Council does for the entire industry in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 2 | 2012.
How the Tool Works: Tax Increment Finance
This CDFA "How the Tool Works" covers tax increment finance and includes information on financing methods, community buy-in, model projects, and more. This How the Tool Works originally appeared in Development Finance Perspectives 2 | 2012.
Legislative Front: 2012 Policy Agenda
CDFA's 2012 Policy Agenda is presented by Erin Tehan in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The four main areas are: maximize and improve PABs, advocate for energy financing programs and infrastructure, advocate for...
Perspectives: Welcoming the Economic Recovery
Toby Rittner, CDFA President & CEO, discusses the positive side of the national economic and the development finance industry in this opening column from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Membership Corner: New Member Benefits
Stefanie Stoller covers new member benefits, the CDFA National Development Finance Summit, and new CDFA members in this column from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Original Research Focus: The Momentum Behind Access to Capital Programs
A number of trends in access to capital programs, including the State Small Business Credit Initiative and state venture capital programs, are discussed in this article by Jason Rittenberg for Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Project Finance: Leveraging the Capital Stack
Financing economic development projects through bonds and a combination of other development finance tools is discussed by Jason Rittenberg in this cover story from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The article features project...
Development Finance Perspectives Issue 1 | 2012
Project finance, the CDFA Policy Agenda, the EB-5 visa program, and a number of other development finance tools are covered in Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The cover of the issue features photos of projects from CDFA members....
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