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
Brownfields: Properties with New PurposeMembers only Login
EPA’s Brownfields Program provides direct funding for brownfields assessment, cleanup, revolving loans, environmental job training, technical assistance, training, and research. To facilitate the leveraging of public resources, EPA’s Brownfields...
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.
Brownfields Case Study - Greenville, SC
This case study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities highlights a brownfield redevelopment project on the West Side of Greenville, SC that relied heavily on Brownfield Site Assessment Grants to identify reuse opportunities within the project...
2013 Tribal Brownfields and Response Programs
This report highlights how tribes are using U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program funding to address contaminated land in Indian country and other tribal lands. It also provides a historic overview of EPA’s Brownfields...
USDA Rural Development Overview in CAMembers only Login
Chuck Clendenin from California's USDA, gives a thorough overview on opportunities for finance though the USDA. Areas covered include community programs, business & cooperatives, single family housing, and multi-family housing.
Florida's Brownfield Redevelopment Program
The presentation outlines the structure, objectives, and financing mechanisms behind Florida's Brownfield Redevelopment Program. The process of designating areas is also discussed, in addition to the benefits of the program.
Financing Your Business in OregonMembers only Login
This guide was developed by USDA Rural Development for existing and prospective rural business owners to identify and explain the many government programs and resources available in Oregon to help plan, develop and finance a business.
CDFI Fund Year in Review 2013Members only Login
Titled “Investing for the Future, One Community at a Time,” the report highlights a year of achievements for the CDFI Fund and the community development organizations it supports that focus on, among other things, fostering business growth, job...
USDA - Your Guide to FSA Farm LoansMembers only Login
USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) published this guide for people who need financial assistance starting, expanding, or maintaining a farm or ranch. FSA provides information on loan programs, requirements, and application process as well as links to...
USDA FSA Microloans Fact SheetMembers only Login
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Farm Service Agency created this fact sheet to help beginning, niche and family farm operations understand the Microloan (ML) program. The fact sheet provides information on program overview, eligible uses, application...
CDFI Fund Year in Review 2012Members only Login
The U.S. Department of the Treasury released the annual report for Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The report showcases both accomplishments of programs at CDFI Fund as well as the tremendous impact that CDFIs are having across...
CDFI Fund: FY2010 Performance and Accountability Report
In this report released by the CDFI Fund of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, you will find out how the CDFI Performance and Accountability ranked for fiscal year 2010. The report covers program discussion and analysis which is broken up by...
Partnership for Sustainable Communities
This guide to Federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities.
USDA Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Judy Canales of USDA Rural Development gives an overview of their economic and community development programs in this presentation, including many direct lending and loan guarantee programs.
USDA Rural Development: 2007 Progress ReportMembers only Login
The USDA Rural Development produced this report to assess the progress the agency has made in achieving its goal to increase opportunity and improve the quality of life for all rural Americans. The report looks at its grant, loan and other financing...
Programs of HUD
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) produces a catalog of their programs. This is their catalog from 2006.
US Department of Agriculture Rural Development
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. USDA Rural Development's financial programs support public facilities and services such as water and sewer systems, housing, health...