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CDFA Foundation Scholarship Program

CDFA Foundation Scholarship Program

The CDFA Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to encourage professional development within the development finance industry and support both CDFA members and non-members with the cost of registration fees. Scholarships are available for a variety of CDFA events through the CDFA Foundation. For other resources & programs offered through the CDFA Foundation, visit the website at cdfafoundation.org.

Applicants through the CDFA Foundation Scholarship Program must agree to the following guidelines:

  1. Applicant must be from a public sector agency and be currently employed.
  2. Applicants from CDFA member organizations in good standing will be given preference during the application review phase.
  3. Applicant must have approval from immediate supervisor to attend the selected CDFA event in its entirety.
  4. Applicant can only receive one scholarship per year.
  5. Only one recipient per organization per year can be awarded a scholarship.
  6. Scholarship recipients are responsible for their own travel expenses.
  7. Scholarship recipients agree to allow their name and organization to be used in CDFA marketing materials.

Registrant Type

* Please select your registrant type


Which event would you like to attend through the CDFA Foundation Scholarship Program? Choose one from the list of eligible events below. Note: only one event can be selected per application.

Contact Information

In order for the CDFA Foundation to process applications successfully, please fill out the contact information below. If you are awarded a scholarship, this information will be used exactly as received for name badges and attendee lists. Please do not use abbreviations or acronyms for Title, Organization, etc.

* First Name
* Last Name
* Participant Email
Assistant Email
* Title
* Organization
* Office Phone Number
Mobile Phone Number
Web Site

Mailing Address

* Address
Address 2
* City
* State / Province
* Zip Code
* Country

Scholarship Application Questions

Please answer the questions below to complete your scholarship application.

* Why do you want to attend the event?

* What barriers are currently prohibiting you from attending?

* How will you use the education and experience gained during the event?

Please carefully review your application above and then click the Submit button to deliver your application to the CDFA Foundation. You will not have the opportunity to review your application after clicking Submit.

By clicking the Submit button below, you agree to comply with the CDFA Foundation Scholarship Program guidelines.


CDFA National Sponsors

  • Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bricker Graydon LLP
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 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
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo Securities
  • Z. The Bond Buyer
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