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Funding Economic Development With JobsOhio & ODSAMembers only Login
JobsOhio and the Ohio Development Services Agency offers a comprehensive package of financial and technical assistance resources that support job creation and retention through site location, infrastructure development, and capital investment by...
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...
Philadelphia's Lower Schuylkill Master PlanMembers only Login
Prepared collaboratively by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, the Philadelphia Department of Commerce, and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan builds on exciting opportunities for economic...
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...
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. - 2014 Economic Forecast
Produced by the LAEDC’s Kyser Center for Economic Research, the LAEDC’s 2014 Economic Forecast is Southern California’s premier source for in-depth economic information and analysis on global, national, state and regional economies. Each forecast...
Illinois Clean Water Initiative 2013Members only Login
The Clean Water Initiative makes $1B available through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA) State Revolving Fund, in low cost loans to local governments for waste water and drinking water capital projects. In partnership with IFA,...
Oregon Department of Energy - Energy Loan ProgramMembers only Login
The State Energy Loan Program (SELP) offers low-interest loans for projects that: save energy; produce energy from renewable resources such as water, wind, geothermal, solar, biomass, waste materials or waste heat; use recycled materials to create...
Financing Brownfields Redevelopment in OregonMembers only Login
Business Oregon’s Brownfields Program is available to provide financing for the full range of environmental activities associated with brownfields redevelopment. The two programs available are the Oregon Brownfields Redevelopment Fund which is...
Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) - 2012 Annual ReviewMembers only Login
This document reviews the progress of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) in the year 2012. PIDC offers an array of financing programs to help small and emerging businesses reach their growth potential. In 2012, PIDC closed...
Illinois Main Street Conference - TIF 101Members only Login
As presented at the Illinois Main Street Conference, this presentation provides a basic overview of tax increment financing as it relates to Main Street Programs in the State of Illinois. Furthermore, the presentation breaks down eligible project...
PA Keystone HELP Program Case-StudyMembers only Login
Bostonia Partners produced a case-study detailing the Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) which provides low interest rate consumer loans for energy saving improvements. The loans are made possible via State Treasury executing a secondary...
Georgia Department of Economic Development 2012 Annual ReportMembers only Login
In the publication, Leveraging Our Strengths, Georgia Department of Economic Development reviews the 2012 year from an economic impact perspective. Within the document various developments, projects, industries, and programs are highlighted and...
Corpus Christi REDC Position StatementMembers only Login
Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation produced an economic incentives position statement and guidelines to clearly outline regional goals and the financing tools available to reach those goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....
Board Message: An Advocate for Development Finance
Steve Johnson from the CDFA Board of Directors and the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority wrote this Board Message for Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Summary of 2011 CDLAC Program ActivityMembers only Login
This report from the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC) summarizes Private Activity Bond and Qualified Energy Conservation Bond in the state during 2011.
DF Perspectives 3: Leadership in Development Finance
Caren Franzini, the CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and CDFA Board Member, wrote this article on CDFA's leadership of the development finance industry in this article appearing in Development Finance Perspectives.
CDFA's Development Finance Perspectives - Issue 3
This issue of CDFA's magazine, Development Finance Perspectives, includes features on best practices in tax increment finance and emerging state and local energy financing models. Other topics include federal innovation finance, maximizing revolving...
Ohio Bioscience Growth Report 2010Members only Login
Ohio bioscience, which is supported by federal programs, the Ohio Third Frontier, and private investment, grew significantly in 2010, according to this report published by BioOhio.
Board Message: Collaborating Through CDFA's Network
In this column, CDFA Board Member and Senior Vice President at Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc., Laura Radcliff, discusses the opportunities CDFA membership provides for private sector employees.
Membership Corner: A New Member Benefit
The Federal Financing Clearinghouse is a database of over 170 federal financing programs, and access to the database is a new, exclusive benefit for CDFA members. Stefanie Stoller reviews CDFA member benefits in this article from Development Finance...
CDFA's Development Finance Perspectives - Issue 2
From features on New Markets Tax Credits and Access to Capital to columns on Innovation Finance, Federal Affairs, and Member News, Issue 2 of CDFA's magazine, Development Finance Perspectives, covers the entire development finance toolbox.
New Report Highlights New Jersey TIF Program
This report by New Jersey Policy Perspective looks at New Jersey's Economic Redevelopment and Growth (ERG) Grant Program, New Jersey's one-year old tax increment finance program.
Arkansas Home Energy Assistance Loan Program
The Home Energy Assistance Loan (HEAL) pilot program will provide four Arkansas businesses (one in each Congressional District) with facility audits and zero interest retrofit financing of energy efficiency improvements for their facilities....
NYC Economics
The New York City Economic Development Corp.'s Economic Research and Analysis Department has launched NYC Economics on NYCEDC.com. The content is organized around four modules: Data Resources, Economic Impact Analyses, Publications, and Frequently...
Finance Authority of Maine Investment Policy
This document covers the Finance Authority of Maine's recently updated investment policy. It establishes the investment scope, objectives, delegation of authority, internal controls, authorized investments and transactions, risk tolerance and other...
NJ’s Version of Tax Increment Financing...RADs will Provide Municipalities with Another Tool to Encourage Redevelopment Projects
This article looks at the New Jersey Revenue Allocation Districts (RAD) program and provides a description of the tool and the process for using it, as well as examples of RAD projects.
Serving Expanding Manufacturers Through the Use of Industrial Development Bonds (IDBs) - Stern Brothers & Co.
Case study example of Industrial Development Bonds (IDBs) at work serving an expanding manufacturer in Missouri. Provided by the Stern Brothers & Co.
The Saint Louis Business Development Fund
Example of a local mezzanine type financing program designed to assist with financing of businesses with higher risk concerns but good potential for success.
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