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Search Results: Community Development
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A Regional Analysis of the Economic Impact of Foundation and Federal CED Grants in GAMembers only Login
Peter Bluestone from Georgia State University presents on the impact of foundation grants throughout the state of Georgia.
Large Foundation Community Economic Development Investments and Other Grants in GAMembers only Login
Mels de Zeeuw presents on the impact of community and investment grants throughout the state of Georgia.
Supporting Workforce and Affordable HousingMembers only Login
Ivory Mathews from the Greenville Housing Authority and Cindi Herrera from Cindi Herrera and Associates present on how Greenville, South Carolina approaches affordable housing finance.
Port Covington: Workforce DevelopmentMembers only Login
Ed Trumbull from ICF and Alicia Wilson from Sagamore Development Company present on the plan to fulfill the local workforce requirement of the record setting TIF approved for Port Covington.
UMass Boston Student Housing ProjectMembers only Login
Patricia Filippone from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Rebecca Sullivan from MassDevelopment present on the bond issuance and partnership that supported a new student housing development.
Regional Hospital FinanceMembers only Login
Mike Catsi from AIDEA presents on the capital stack that supported The John Calricarap Clinic in Alaska.
Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR)Members only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
The Appalachian Wildlife FoundationMembers only Login
In August, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced three grants worth $5 million to spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky. How might these grants be used locally and are there opportunities for leveraging this...
Kentucky Programs and Economic Development OverviewMembers only Login
Sarah Butler from the Commonwealth of Kentucky discusses the latest matters related to economic development in Kentucky, along with a variety of financing programs available from the state. This material explores the economic development finance...
NMTC Public Data Release Members only Login
This release from the CDFI Fund includes data on NMTC awards and allocations for 2003-2015. Since its inception, the CDFI Fund has made 1,032 New Markets Tax Credit awards total, and allocated $50.5 billion in tax credit authority to 345 awardees,...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Housing Finance 101Members only Login
Financing housing development has shown to not only create valuable assets in the community but also become a large driver of economic development. Numerous tools are available to aid the development of housing in the communities across the country...
Historic Pike Place Market Renovation & Expansion ProjectMembers only Login
Emily Crawford and Sabina Proto present the expansion and renovation of the historic Pike Place Market. Not only does it provide a space for farmers and producers, it has become a public plaza that includes low-income housing, a neighborhood center,...
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Corky Poster discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Marcos Ysmael discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Brian Swanton discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing Mixed-Use Development - The Latest TrendsMembers only Login
Aaron Cooper discusses a unique mixed-use development finance case study in Ajo, AZ. This project explores the International Sonoran Desert Alliance project and it's impact on Ajo, AZ.
Crystal City BIDMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Angela Fox with...
Market Update and Virginia Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Laura Radcliff...
State of the PACE Market & Energy Efficiency in VirginiaMembers only Login
After eight years of effort, PACE has finally launched in Virginia. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is taking hold across the country through several innovative programs, and Virginia is no different. Designed to support the...
NMTC Program Summary Report 2003-2015Members only Login
The CDFI Fund released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit investments across the nation through fiscal year 2015. For the first time, the Summary Report categorizes all investments utilizing the North American Industry...
JobsOhio State Programs and Legislative UpdateMembers only Login
Kristi Clouse, Diana Rife, and Joe Worboy of JobsOhio discuss the latest matters related to economic development in Ohio, along with a look at the variety of financing programs available from the state. These practitioners explore the economic...
Developing a Strategic Financing PlanMembers only Login
Strategic planning for development finance agencies drives organizational alignment, provides a sense of direction, and outlines measurable goals. Actively engaging in the process helps to align a DFA’s financing capacity with the needs of a...
Multi-Phase Projects in Ohio - Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment AuthorityMembers only Login
While some development finance projects in Ohio are completed simply and quickly, many projects require a longer timeline. These complex, largescale projects often require a creative financing approach in order to reach completion. Todd Castellini...
Smart Cities – Financing Innovation and Infrastructure in OhioMembers only Login
Among seventy-eight cities to apply, Columbus, Ohio has received a $40 million Smart Cities grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. A new bus-rapid transit system and street-side mobility kiosks are among several tenets of the city’s...
CultureBank: A New Paradigm for Community Investment Members only Login
Building on the concept of creative placemaking, this paper presents an idea for a CDFI organized around art: CultureBank. Housed at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, this nonprofit bank will specialize in unleashing asset value in art collections...
The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform CommunitiesMembers only Login
This new publication, entitled "Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities", from the Federal Reserve is designed to highlight the prospects available in the regional food systems sector, advance...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Special Assessment Techniques for Transformative Community ImprovementsMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series featuring Dr. Laura Wheeler from Georgia State University, Bryant Parker from White Goss, Austin Parker from Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith, and Emily Metzler from MuniCap, Inc....
Philanthropic Financing - The East Baltimore Revitalization InitiativeMembers only Login
The East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative is the largest urban redevelopment effort in Baltimore since the successful redevelopment of the Inner Harbor. This report focuses specifically on financing strategies that have helped move the project...
Evaluation of Tax Abatements in Franklin County, OhioMembers only Login
This report by Lincoln Institute of Land Policy analyzes the effectiveness of two major property tax abatement programs in Franklin County, Ohio. This study tests the economic impact and fiscal impact.
Georgia State Small Business Credit InitiativeMembers only Login
Georgia’s small businesses are essential to the state’s well-being, but often times overlooked and underutilized in many economic growth strategies and financing programs. Holly Hunt with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs focuses on how...
Small Business Financing Solutions in GeorgiaMembers only Login
Georgia’s small businesses are essential to the state’s well-being, but often times overlooked and underutilized in many economic growth strategies and financing programs. Tony O'Reilly with the Small Buisness Assistance Corporation focuses on how...
Non-CIF WTAD Funded ProjectsMembers only Login
Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) are established to propel investment by financing redevelopment in blighted areas. In Georgia, these districts have catalyzed innovative growth and groundbreaking projects throughout the state. Jennifer Fine with...
Warner Robins Tax Allocation District OverviewMembers only Login
Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) are established to propel investment by financing redevelopment in blighted areas. In Georgia, these districts have catalyzed innovative growth and groundbreaking projects throughout the state. Charles Whatley with...
State and Federal Development Finance ProgramsMembers only Login
Industry experts from around the state and from various federal agencies will discuss development finance programs and their potential to spur job creation and growth in the economic development industry.
State and Federal Development Finance Programs-USDAMembers only Login
Industry experts from around the state and from various federal agencies will discuss development finance programs and their potential to spur job creation and growth in the economic development industry.
Economic Dynamism and Community Investment in Georgia’s Small and Midsized CitiesMembers only Login
Urban communities like Atlanta and Savannah are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Georgia is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
Financing Solutions for the Georgia Housing MarketMembers only Login
The changes and trends in the affordable housing industry have a large impact on Georgia communities. Continuing to provide an adequate number of homes affordable to low and moderate income households is increasingly difficult. Luckily, there are a...
Economic Impact of NMTCMembers only Login
The New Markets Tax Credit Coalition released this report on a decade of economic activity catalyzed by the NMTC program. Analyses cover projects, jobs, tax revenue, and return on investment for projects between 2003 and 2012.
Winter Park: Mixed-Use Development StrategiesMembers only Login
Matt Dempsey discusses how since 2013, the Town of Winter Park has been approved to develop three unique properties aimed at increasing attractions for the community. The three plans call for dedicated investment in mixed-use redevelopment including...
Arvada: Tax Increment Financing in ActionMembers only Login
Tax increment financing is a flexible and creative financing tool that can support development projects throughout Colorado. The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority shares their successes of using TIF for a number of different projects including housing,...
Tackling Financial Exclusion through Local Finance PartnershipsMembers only Login
UK-based Responsible Finance has issued a report that examines in depth three high-impact local finance partnerships, and considers how their model can be adopted and scaled to comprehensively tackle the challenges of financial exclusion.
The Use of TIF in IllinoisMembers only Login
One of the most popular topics at the Illinois Financing Roundtable is how tax increment financing is used to finance projects across the state. We'll feature that topic again this year, but with a twist. Herb Klein with Jacob & Klein explores the...
The ICA GreenRise CenterMembers only Login
Combining multiple incentives successfully requires attention to detail and often some creative structuring. Identifying program requirements and balancing the applicable incentives are steps that must be established early on for any potential...
Taking Stock of the Community Development Block GrantMembers only Login
This brief from the Urban Institute, takes stock of the evidence surrounding the CDBG program, and makes recommendations for how it should look moving forward.
Creative Financing Strategies in TexasMembers only Login
Unique development financing solutions are increasingly sought after to complete projects of all sizes, and it is often necessary to find creative approaches that involve combining multiple financing tools. Roy Alston with The Valued Advisor Fund...
2017 CDFA Michigan Financing Roundtable WebinarMembers only Login
The 2017 CDFA Michigan Financing Roundtable Webinar discusses the latest and greatest in Development Finance across the state. The webinar includes two sessions: Development Finance Current Events Review and The Michigan Bond Market. Experts, Craig...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA'sMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA's featured Tim Fisher of CDFA, Paul Toth of Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Gary Smith of Chester County Economic Development...
MA Local Food Action PlanMembers only Login
We all eat, and therefore we are all important participants in the food system. The choices we make about the food we buy and where we buy it drive production, influence markets, support economies close to Introduction 18 || Massachusetts Local Food...
Sandra Rahimi, LADF New Markets, Tax Credits, The BackgroundMembers only Login
Sandra Rahimi is a manager at Los Angeles Development Fund, and she explains how New Markets Tax Credits benefit community project developments.
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