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Search Results: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
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RLF ManagementMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnell with the Colorado Lending Source shares how their agency manages their revolving loan funds, siting a few case study examples.
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...
Revolving Loan Funds: USDAMembers only Login
Kristi Kubista-Hovis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture details the many forms of capital available from the agency that can be used to capitalize revolving loan funds and how one can apply for these sources.
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.
Regional Innovation Strategies ProgramMembers only Login
This webinar by the EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) discusses the Regional Innovation Strategies Program competition to spur innovation capacity-building activities in regions across the nation.
USDA B&I ProgramMembers only Login
Emmett Kelly of Frost Brown Todd, LLC discusses USDA's Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program.
Sizing the DealMembers only Login
Bob Swanger of Stern Brothers & Co. discusses the many items to consider when in the process of structuring a bond deal.
Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, Know Your FundingMembers only Login
USDA Rural Development State Director, Colleen Callahan, presents about food systems and the programs and grants to fund successful food systems in rural America. One of the main programs available is called "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food."
Rural Development MissionMembers only Login
USDA Rural Development Missouri State Director, Janie Dunning, speaks about community economic development, local foods, and bio-economy in the context of rural development in Missouri and the programs, tools, and financial assistance available to...
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)Members only Login
Steve Gerrish, Business Program Specialist, with the USDA Rural Development presents the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and its availability for renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements.
Financing Solutions for Rural BusinessesMembers only Login
Bruce Nuzum expertly details the various financing options for rural businesses including options from USDA, federal tools, and a few case studies.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan ProgramMembers only Login
The SBA 504 Loan Program along with other rural business finance options is presented by Mindy Murray of RMI.
Capital Planning and AccessMembers only Login
Stroudwater Associates demonstrates the capital planning and access to capital for hospital and healthcare facility projects, listed the process of developing a financing strategy and case studies.
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.
Development Finance in Rural or Less Developed AreasMembers only Login
Daniel McRae of Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides an in-depth presentation concentrated on rural economic development projects that utilize EB-5 and New Market Tax Credits.
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...
Rural Health Trends, Reform and National OutlookMembers only Login
Chris Collins with the Office of Rural Health and Community Care details current rural health trends, reform, and national outlook. She discusses population, access, quality, payment, risks, and opportunities.
Successful Fundraising CampaignsMembers only Login
Ashley Boswell of the Shepherd Youth Ranch explained the process to create a successful fundraising campaign.
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 Healthcare TrendsMembers only Login
Frank Swinehart and Mike Donahue with Quorum Health Resources elaborated upon the rural healthcare trends, including ACA.
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 ACOs and Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Julian D. Bobbitt, Jr. from Smith Anderson discussed Accountable Care Organizations. He provided possible initiatives, rural ACO successes, and elements and definitions of ACOs.
USDA: Growing Investment in Local Food SystemMembers only Login
Penny Hexdall of the USDA describes the comprehensive approach taken by the USDA in financing the local food supply chain.
Rural Development Working for Rural CommunitiesMembers 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.
Local and Regional Food Financing: An IntroductionMembers only Login
Elanor Starmer and Jim Barham of the USDA share the many economic drivers that a local food system can bring to communities as well as the many tools and resources available from USDA.
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,...
New York 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,...
West Virginia 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,...
New Hampshire 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,...
New Jersey 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,...
Washington 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,...
Wyoming 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,...
Ohio Rural Made
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,...
Oregon 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,...
Nevada 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,...
Minnesota 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,...
North Carolina 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,...
Puerto Rico 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,...
Virginia 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,...
Oklahoma 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,...
Wisconsin 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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