Technical Assistance


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.

Search Results: Tribal Finance
Displaying 51 - 99 of 99 Previous | Next | New Search
Agricultural Lending: Credit to Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Is LimitedMembers only Login
Can women and minorities get the loans they need to buy and operate farms? According to USDA survey data, these "socially disadvantaged" farmers and ranchers get a disproportionately small share of farm loans. More detailed information isn’t...
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...
USDA Report on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity 2019Members only Login
On April 25, 2017, the President of the United States established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790. The purpose and function of the Task Force was to identify legislative, regulatory, and...
Financing Native Nations: Access to Capital MarketsMembers only Login
One-third of reservation-based Native Americans fall below the poverty line, and the nations governing these reservations, unable to spur economic development, struggle to provide even the most basic services. Yet, despite their difficulty in...
Access to Capital and Credit in Native CommunitiesMembers only Login
This document, “Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities: A Data Review” (Data Review) begins to answer the questions: Where does Native America stand now in terms of capital and credit access? What has been the effect of new action and...
IRS Provides Guidance on Refinancings of Tribal Economic Development BondsMembers only Login
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on May 22, 2019, issued much awaited guidance in Notice 2019-39. This Notice allows for refinancings or refundings by Native American tribal governments of Tribal Economic Development bonds and loans (TEDs) without...
U.S. Department of Energy Loan Program's OfficeMembers only Login
Edward Rios from the Department of Energy provides an overview of the financing programs offered through the Loan Programs Office at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
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.
Access to Capital for Native Communities in ArizonaMembers only Login
Clint Kaasa discusses how the USDA provides financing programs and strategies for Native communities in Arizona and considers how to leverage the available capital for even greater investment.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: 501(c)3 Nonprofit Financing – Healthcare, Education, Tribal & Community Facilities in the CrosshairsMembers only Login
This month's CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast , our expert speakers unlock financing for 501(c)3s to demonstrate the variety and depth of financial tools available to drive development in your community.
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...
Promoting Regional Innovation in Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
One of the keys to rural prosperity is for rural communities to come together on a regional basis to develop a strategic plan for building a stronger economy. The USDA is helping to build a more prosperous rural America by providing financial...
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.
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...
Strategies for Community Banks to Develop Partnerships with Community Development Financial InstitutionMembers only Login
The FDIC produced a resource guide, to help FDIC-supervised institutions meet community credit and development needs and receive consideration under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The purpose of the guide is to provide information that will...
Capital Magnet Fund Interim Impact Assessment 2014Members only Login
Through the Capital Magnet Fund, the CDFI Fund provides competitively grants to CDFIs and qualified nonprofit housing organizations to finance affordable housing activities as well as related economic development activities and community service...
Treasury Department Fact Sheet: Tribal Economic Development BondsMembers only Login
This Treasury Department Fact Sheet discusses the background and uses, authorized issuers, and more about Tribal Economic Development Bonds.
Guide to USDA Funding for Local and Regional Food SystemsMembers only Login
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition begins this guide with a general overview of the USDA’s structure, followed by descriptions and details of 15 grants and programs that are relevant to local and regional food systems development. Each...
Funding for Food Systems: Four Colorado StoriesMembers only Login
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union released this document highlighting four case studies of food and agriculture entrepreneurs. The report focuses on their various successes and failures accessing capital and expanding their businesses.
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...
Case Studies Analyzing the Economic Benefits of Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure Programs Members only Login
This report was prepared to help utilities, state and municipal agencies, and other stormwater professionals understand the potential benefits of their low impact development (LID) and green infrastructure (GI) programs. The objectives are 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...
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...
Renewal Communities and Urban Empowerment Zones (RC/EZ) (US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development)
HUD's RC/EZ Initiative offers residents and businesses in 40 urban and rural Renewal Communities and 8 Enterprize Zones the opportunity to us an $11 billion tax-incentive package to open new businesses, provide new jobs, and rehabilitate and build...
Displaying 51 - 99 of 99 Previous | Next | New Search

CDFA National Sponsors

  • Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bricker Graydon LLP
  • Business Oregon
  • CohnReznick
  • Frost Brown Todd LLP
  • Grow America | Formerly NDC
  • Hawes Hill and Associates LLP
  • Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
  • Ice Miller LLP
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • Kutak Rock LLP
  • McGuireWoods
  • MuniCap, Inc.
  • NW Financial Group, LLC
  • PGAV Planners, LLC
  • Raza Development Fund
  • SB Friedman Development Advisors
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • The Bond Buyer
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo Securities
Become a Sponsor