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Search Results: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
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Financing Programs to Support Rural Development- USDAMembers only Login
Urban communities like Atlanta and Savannah are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Georgia is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
USDA Food System Audio InterviewsMembers only Login
Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan looks back at the start of the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food initiative and discusses building local food systems into the USDA culture. David Deloach, owner of Freshfields, talks about operating locally grown...
New Markets, New Opportunities: Strengthening Local Food Systems and Organic AgricultureMembers only Login
The significant and transformative investments USDA has made in rural America since 2009 have strengthened our nation’s economy, our small towns and our rural communities. Today, two-thirds of rural counties have demonstrated job growth and...
USDA: Avita and OH Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
A look at rural development and community healthcare projects throughout Ohio and how they came to be.
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development: Community Facility LoanMembers only Login
Lorraine Werner, Rural Development Community Programs Director of USDA, discusses the redevelopment finance of a hospital, the South Big Horn Hospital, in rural Wyoming.
USDA Rural Development Multi-Family Housing ReportMembers only Login
Rural Development (RD) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report outlining the costs to maintain and upgrade the Rural Housing Services’ (RHS’s) inventory of 14,650 multifamily housing properties. The Comprehensive Property Assessment...
The Economics of Local Food Systems
This Toolkit reflects the intention of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to expand its current role as a technical assistance provider to food system practitioners, economic developers, and community stakeholders. This Toolkit is designed to...
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.
Public Private Partnership Meeting OverviewMembers only Login
Joseph Ben-Israel, Assistant Deputy Administrator for Community Facilities, discusses the mission, programs, portfolio, and P3 initiative of Community Facilities.
The Power of Combining NMTC & USDA CF ProgramMembers only Login
Tim White, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, discusses how to combine New Markets Tax Credits and USDA's Community Facilities Program funding to stimulate healthcare and education across rural America.
Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit Webinar
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit, a technical document co-authored by CDFA. This publication is designed for organizations and community leaders to better understand the complex...
Community Facilities Program OpeningMembers only Login
Rich Davis, Deputy Administrator, Community Facilities Programs, opens the webinar by providing an overview of the Community Facilities Program portfolio.
Community Infrastructure ToolkitMembers only Login
Terence McGhee, Community Facilities Regional Coordinator, USDA, overviews the recently published Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit.
Community Facilities ProgramsMembers only Login
Martha Torrez, Director of Direct Loan/Grant Division, USDA, overviews the Community Facilities Programs and portfolio in detail.
Community Infrastructure Tool KitMembers only Login
Terence McGhee, Community Facilities Regional Coordinator, USDA, overviews the recently published Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit.
Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit Webinar - Rural Development Staff
The Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit can be used as a guide to help organizations and community leaders better understand the complex process that is required to successfully develop and construct a new facility. This webinar is designed...
Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit
The Community Facilities Infrastructure Toolkit can be used as a guide to help organizations and community leaders better understand the complex process that is required to successfully develop and construct a new facility. The Toolkit outlines the...
USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress ReportMembers only Login
The USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress Report details the tangible results across rural America that stemmed from investments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development team in local businesses, community infrastructure,...
Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox in Rural America
The Rural Financing Best Practices by CDFA explores how rural communities can leverage a wide range of tools and approaches to build on their assets, protect their resources, and make strategic investments that offer long-term benefits for residents...
Rural Development Financing in CaliforniaMembers only Login
The USDA's State Director of California, Janice Waddell, examines various best practices used in financing rural development throughout the state.
Rural Healthcare Financing in South CarolinaMembers only Login
Graham Adams, CEO of South Carolina's Office of Rural Health, discusses the litany of financing tools available to rural health care facilities and communities.
Sustainable Finance Solutions for Rural InfrastructureMembers only Login
Hunter Hook, Vice President of CoBank, dissects general challenges and broad solutions to financing rural infrastructure projects, such as waste water and community facilities.
CDFA USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Rural Rebirth through FinanceMembers only Login
As part of the CDFA & USDA Rural Development Finance Partnership, CDFA is providing a four-part training series for USDA field staff. These four courses are focused on the Fundamentals of Development Finance, Food Systems Finance, Infrastructure...
An Introduction to New Markets Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Reynold Roeder, CEO or Roeder & Company LLC provides an overview of the Federal New Markets Tax Credit Program, the leveraged structure, and utilizing USDA and NMTC financing.
USDA B&I ProgramMembers only Login
Emmett Kelly of Frost Brown Todd, LLC discusses USDA's Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program.
USDA REAP CA PresentationMembers only Login
Brian Buch, Western Regional Coordinator from Rural Business-Cooperative Service of USDA, presented background, eligibility of REAP program, and success stories.
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Compendium of Case Studies, Volume 1
This report from the US Conference of Mayors provides several success stories in brownfield redevelopment from cities that have demonstrated their ability to utilize a variety of private and public resources.
Oehler_REAP Guaranteed LoanMembers only Login
Kelly Oehler from USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service illustrated background, eligibility and program of REAP and successful stories.
Rural Energy for America ProgramMembers only Login
Venus Welch-White, PhD, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives an overview of the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). She explains the background, eligibility, success stories and the program itself.
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...
Financial Forecast SessionMembers only Login
Jared Heim, CPA, Partner of Eide Bailly discussed the capital planning process, understanding the market and financing options, the importance of a site visit and feasibility studies, and debt capacity analysis.
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)Members only Login
David Thigpen, Business Program Specialist/Energy Coordinator from USDA Rural Development, presented the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) guaranteed loan program.
Financing Healthcare Projects in Rural AmericaMembers only Login
Jerry Swacki with Kevin Laidlaw from Lancaster Pollard discussed financing options for healthcare projects in rural America.
Rural Development Working for Rural Communities: Community Facilities ProgramMembers only Login
Terence McGhee, Regional Coordinator, with the USDA spoke about the types of projects that fall under the Community Facility Programs. He also explained two case study examples.
Public Private Partnership -- Raymond James USDA Banking Team OverviewMembers only Login
Bob Pennington, Managing Director with Raymond James, discussed his role on the USDA banking team at Raymond James. The role is to assist an owner with a USDA application phase, secure funding and underwrite or privately place the debt for the...
REAP Guaranteed LoansMembers only Login
Christine Sorensen, Midwest Regional Community Economic Development Coordinator with the USDA Rural Development discussed an overview, the benefits, and comparisons of the REAP Program.
USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Colorado Fresh Food Financing FundMembers only Login
Erica Heller. with Progressive Urban Management Associates talks about programs that have been created at the state government levels to help finance the businesses and stakeholders involved in a food system. She discusses tax credit and loan...
USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Local and Regional Food FinancingMembers only Login
Jim Barham and Elanor Starmer with the USDA discuss several specialized programs available through the federal agencies to help support a local food system. This session present programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Carroll County, VirginiaMembers only Login
Gary Larrowe, County Administrator with Carroll County, Virginia talks about programs that have been created at the state and local government levels to help finance the businesses and stakeholders involved in a food system. He discusses tax credit...
Georgia Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Pennsylvania Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's fact sheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Rhode Island Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
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