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
to gain access to the entire database.
CDFA and IRI - Informational Webinar
This one hour informational webinar will explain to viewers how to properly complete the CDFA/IRI survey on development finance agencies and mission investing.
Financing Education Projects in Rural AmericaMembers only Login
Bob Pennington and Chuck Ellingsworth with Raymond James gave an overview of a market update, the higher education sector, public universities, private college credit analysis, and the Raymond James USDA Team. Various case studies were presented as...
Evaluating Trickle Down CharityMembers only Login
Matthew Rossman of Case Western Reserve University School of Law argues that a new wave of nonprofits he terms “regional economic development organizations” (REDOs) are actually charitable and should be tax exempt under IRS doctrine.
Clean Energy Bond Finance Model: Qualified 501(c)(3) Bonds
The Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative created this recommended financing model factsheet for clean energy development. The Qualified 501(c)(3) model achieves low-cost capital for renewable energy installations at nonprofit facilities.
2014 Project Orange Thumb GrantsMembers only Login
If you’re part of a community garden group or civic organization in the U.S. or Canada, simply apply to the grant program by December 31. Your organization could receive $5,000 in cash and garden tools to help you reach your goals of community...
The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center's mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. philanthropy. The Center looks to achieve its mission by collecting, organizing, and communicating information on U.S. philanthropy, conducting...