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Search Results: Economic Development
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SSBCI for Tribal Governments
CDFA and guest speakers from The Choctaw Nation and gener8tor held this webinar on March 11, 2022 for a discussion on how Tribal Governments can utilize the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program. During this webinar, CDFA provided...
The American Rescue Plan – One Year Later Impact in the StatesMembers only Login
Celebrate one year since the passage of the American Rescue Plan, take a look at this report for early successes from across the country to see how investments from state and local officials from NewDEAL’s network of innovative leaders are not only...
Treasury SSBCI SEDI Incentive Funding TableMembers only Login
This table provides helpful information regarding the incentive funding related to business enterprises owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (SEDI). The columns contain the initial eligible amounts of the SEDI...
State Small Business Credit Initiative; Demographics-Related Reporting Requirements: Interim Final Rule (IFR)Members only Login
The Secretary of the Treasury is issuing this interim final rule to institute the reporting requirements related to demographics of those who own or control small businesses that receive a loan, investment, other credit or equity support, or...
Treasury Launches Historic Equity Measurements for American Rescue Plan Small Business Investments ProgramMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of the Treasury launched a historic demographic information collection effort to measure equity outcomes for small businesses supported by the SSBCI program. The information collected by Treasury will support the program’s...
Equitable Pathways to Small Business Recovery: An All-Hands Approach
LISC partnered with Next City to develop a playbook for equitable small business recovery that is tailored to government audiences in different kinds of economic and regional contexts both urban and rural. Drawing on original research and diverse...
Blueprint for the Next Generation of Place-Based Policy: TransportationMembers only Login
This policy example outlining a new approach to federal transportation policy is a companion to the report "A Blueprint for the Next Generation of Federal Place-Based Policy."
Blueprint for the Next Generation of Place-Based Policy: Community Restoration and Revitalization FundMembers only Login
This policy example outlining an approach for the design and implementation of the proposed Community Restoration and Revitalization Fund (CRRF) is a companion to the report, "A Blueprint for the Next Generation of Federal Place-Based Policy."
Blueprint for the Next Generation of Place-Based Policy: Affirmatively Furthering Fair HousingMembers only Login
This policy example on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) is a companion to the report "A Blueprint for the Next Generation of Federal Place-Based Policy."
Blueprint for the Next Generation of Place-Based Policy: Promise Neighborhoods
This policy example on the Promise Neighborhoods program is a companion to the report "A Blueprint for the Next Generation of Federal Place-Based Policy."
NOFO for the U.S. DOT Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development ProgramMembers only Login
This notice solicits applications for Port Infrastructure Development Program grants. Funds for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 PIDP grant program will be awarded on a competitive basis to make grants for projects for coastal seaports, inland river ports,...
USDA Resources for Rural EntrepreneursMembers only Login
This is a USDA resource guide to help people in rural America start and grow businesses, create good-paying jobs in their communities and strengthen America’s economy. The guide features information on how rural entrepreneurs can use USDA and other...
Establishing Task Force for Implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure LawMembers only Login
President Biden signed an Executive Order outlining the Administration’s implementation priorities and establishing an Infrastructure Implementation Task Force to coordinate the law’s effective implementation.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law GuidebookMembers only Login
This guidebook is a roadmap to the funding available under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. It explains, in as much detail as currently available, how much funding is available at the program level. The primary goal is to help partners across the...
A New Capital Tool for Revitalizing & Diversifying ManufacturingMembers only Login
This report — the first in a series between the Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA) and The Century Foundation (TCF) — describes the SSBCI program and offers recommendations from the perspective of mission-based lenders and those seeking to support...
CDFA-Treasury: A Guide to the SSBCI Application Tables Webinar
CDFA hosted this public briefing on January 20, 2022 to provide an overview and demonstration of the new SSBCI Leverage Ratio Data Table as well as the Enrolled Loan Data Table. CDFA along with representatives from Treasury discussed key provisions...
California Public Banking Alliance 2022 Resouce BookletMembers only Login
The California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) is a coalition of public banking activists in California founded in 2018 to create socially and environmentally responsible city and regional public banks. Since the passage of AB 857, multiple local...
SSBCI Tribal Government Notice of Intent (NOI) Submissions
The deadline for Tribal governments to submit a notice of intent (NOI) to apply for SSBCI funds was December 11, 2021. This document includes the list of Tribal governments that submitted an NOI by this deadline. In addition to submitting an NOI,...
USDA Advancing Equity in Distressed Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the Department is increasing the maximum loan amount to $400,000 under the Intermediary Relending Program. This change is in accordance with provisions in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018...
Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds: Overview of the Final RuleMembers only Login
The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF), a part of the American Rescue Plan, delivers $350 billion to state, local, and Tribal governments across the country to support their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 public...
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds: Final RuleMembers only Login
The Secretary of the Treasury (Treasury) is adopting as final the interim final rule with amendments. This rule implements the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund established under the American...
The Case for Investing in Employee OwnershipMembers only Login
Transitioning businesses to employee ownership has the potential to significantly reduce the overall wealth gap as well as the racial equity gap. But it will take capital investment to scale.
SSBCI FAQs as of 12-15-2021
On December 15, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued this updated FAQ documents for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).
Tax-Exempt Bond Provisions Included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs ActMembers only Login
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (the “Act”) adds two categories of tax-exempt bonds that may be issued for exempt facilities and increases the amount of tax-exempt bonds authorized to be issued for one existing category of tax-exempt...
State Tax Incentive Evaluations Database - National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)Members only Login
States across the country are starting to gather data and use evidence to systematically evaluate tax incentives. To illustrate what sort of evaluations states are conducting, NCSL created a database of state tax incentive evaluations. Evaluations...
2021 Picture of Affordable Housing Preservation ReportMembers only Login
Using data from the National Housing Preservation Database (NHPD), this report focuses on the challenge of preserving the federally assisted housing stock in the face of the national affordability crisis and chronic underfunding for housing programs.
SSBCI 2.0: Big Capital for Small Business — Can the Nation Deliver?Members only Login
SSBCI 2.0 is an ambitious renewal (and dramatic scaling) of an Obama-era small business program that poses unique opportunities and challenges to our nation’s capital delivery systems. This resource outlines three strategies for deploying SSBCI 2.0...
Promoting Employee Ownership Through SSBCIMembers only Login
The Employee Ownership Expansion Network and Ownership America gave this presentation on how the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) can be used to promote employee ownership of small businesses.
Brief On U.S. Economic Development Administration Programs and Project TypesMembers only Login
This brief analyzes U.S. EDA data from 2010 to 2019 to paint a broad picture of the agency’s programs and grantmaking activities. During this period, EDA invested an average of $361 million a year across its programs.
CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series: PACE 2.0 - The Next 10 Years
It has been approximately 10 years since the first PACE programs began. During this workshop, our speakers provided insights related to expanding PACE assessments to benefit buildings and properties for other non-energy related improvements such as...
Minority Business Development Agency Awards $3.9M to Serve Indigenous CommunityMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) awarded $3.9 million in federal funding to thirteen grant recipients to establish MBDA American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) projects. To support...
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...
2021 State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Application Material
Treasury has posted documents and resources for the 2021 SSBCI program application. An online application portal will become available in the coming days.
How Tulsa Remote is Harnessing the Remote Work Revolution to Spur Local Economic GrowthMembers only Login
Tulsa Remote, one of the nation’s first and largest remote worker relocation initiatives, has brought more than 1,200 remote workers to the city since 2018 by offering a $10,000 grant and additional support services to eligible workers who move to...
SSBCI Implementation Guidance Highlight Summary and Reader’s Guide - gener8torMembers only Login
Gener8tor produced this summary/reading guide of the SSBCI guidance that the U.S. Department of the Treasury released on November 10, 2021.
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)...
Federal Housing Administration (FHA) FY21 Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Annual ReportMembers only Login
This is the fiscal year (FY) 2021 report to Congress on the financial health of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund. The MMI Fund supports FHA’s Single-Family mortgage insurance programs.
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.
Embracing Placemaking as a Core State Strategy Members only Login
To achieve the broader range of positive impact possible with place-based investments, policymakers at all levels should take an integrated approach to transformative placemaking, which enables them to design their strategies and evaluate their...
State Resilience and Recovery: Strategies to Reduce Inequality and Promote Prosperity by Creating Better PlacesMembers only Login
Federal, state, and local policies profoundly affect nearly every aspect of American neighborhoods, including their economic vitality, their shape and form, their social fabric, and their forms of self-governance. The conditions facing American...
Quantifying the Placemaking EffectMembers only Login
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) focus on direct community investment is unique among its state-level peers. A strategy of MEDC Community Development Incentives (CDI) Programs is to identify and actualize place-based investment...
SSBCI 2.0 Preliminary Allocation Table (Updated November 2021)
This table identifies the funds allocated to states, territories, and the District of Columbia pursuant to the American Rescue Plan's 2021 updates to the State Small Business Credit Initiative. The table has been updated to provide additional...
State Small Business Credit Initiative Capital Program Policy Guidelines - November 2021
On November 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued capital program implementation guidance for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).
SSBCI General Info Fact Sheet - November 2021
On November 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued capital program implementation guidance for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) as well as this Fact Sheet containing general info on the program.
Re: New York CityMembers only Login
This report is a blueprint to renew New York. It includes actionable ideas from over 175 New Yorkers—including small business owners, company CEOs, labor leaders, community advocates, nonprofit practitioners, artists, college presidents, and former...
Opportunity Zones: Census Tract Designations, Investment Activities, and IRS Challenges Ensuring Taxpayer ComplianceMembers only Login
This GAO report describes the process for designating census tracts as Opportunity Zones and compares characteristics of designated and non-designated tracts; describes Qualified Opportunity Funds' experiences with and states' views on the tax...
SSBCI Notice of Intent Deadline Extended for Tribal Governments & Tribal Listening Session
The Department of the Treasury is extending the Tribal government Notice of Intent (NOI) deadline to apply for SSBCI funds to December 11, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET, the same deadline for the initiation of the SSBCI capital application.
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