Online Resource Database
Most resources in the ORD are available to CDFA members only. CDFA members should login with their CDFA Account at the top of the page to access the full set of resources. Non-members are encouraged to join CDFA today
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DevelopOhio Economic Incentives Toolkit
This guide from Bricker & Eckler and Argus Growth Consultants outlines the array of tools with which Ohio economic development practitioners can stimulate development to occur in their communities.
Finding EB-5 Investors: Keys to MarketingMembers only Login
Gabriel Hidalgo with Civitas Capital Group and Kristen Laughlin with Cleveland International Fund cover EB-5 investor trends, the EB-5 marketing process, locating EB-5 investors in China and other markets, increasing Regional Center competition, and...
EB-5 U.S. Securities Laws OverviewMembers only Login
Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock presents U.S. Securities Laws related to the EB-5 program including Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and state 'Blue Sky" laws.
USCIS EB-5 Training MaterialsMembers only Login
This resource contains all USCIS EB-5 training materials through May 2011, as released to IIUSA through a FOIA request. Prepared by Karla Creech at Cornell Law School, the training materials contain nearly 800 pages of comprehensive information on...
California Business Investment Guide
The State of California – Business Investment Guide serves as a reference document to highlight California’s strategic business advantages, new state-sponsored initiatives, incentives as well as existing technical and financial assistance programs.
Maximizing the EB-5 OpportunityMembers only Login
Moderator Peter Joseph with IIUSA leads a session featuring the country's EB-5 experts as they showcase recent deals, finding investors, immigration process, and proving job creation & exit strategies.
CalFOR - Access to Capital Members only Login
The California Financial Opportunities Roundtable (CalFOR) created this document encompassing all the access to capital financing tools available in California. CalFOR identified opportunities and developed recommendations for leveraging existing...
Michigan STEP Program OverviewMembers only Login
Michigan Economic Development Corporation launched the State Trade Export Promotion program which provides direct reimbursements to qualified small and medium-sized export companies to develop or expand export activities.
Financial Support for ExportsMembers only Login
Michael Jackson with the Export-Import Bank of the United States discusses programs offered by Ex-Im Bank to facilitate increased export activity for a variety of industries including manufacturing. Jackson reviews specific programs and how they...
Investment Tools - EB-5 Visa ProgramMembers only Login
Brian Ostar with EB5 Capital provides an overview of the EB-5 financing program that has recently emerged as a popular financing tool in the U.S. Furthermore, Ostar explains the functionality of the program and offers a case study.
The Pennsylvania Global Access ProgramMembers only Login
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development administers the Pennsylvania Global Access Program which is designed to enhance export sales for small to mid-sized companies. Thorough program details, guidelines, and application are...