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CDFA State Rundown: Maryland
July 18, September 19, November 20, 2024 & January 15, March 19, 2025

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-Overview

Development finance is happening in all 50 states. But let’s talk about how it’s being used in just one: YOURS.

Whether you’re new to development finance or an industry veteran, the CDFA State Rundown: Maryland is your chance to hear from – and be heard by – the people shaping Maryland’s economic development.

The CDFA State Rundown: Maryland is a five-part series of conversations about how development finance is being used throughout Maryland. Every session will focus on a specific development finance tool, kicked off by an overview of how that tool works and what kind of development projects it’s ideal for. Then we’ll dive into a conversation with one of the leading development finance voices in Maryland about projects across the state being financed with this tool, as well as the current economic development landscape in Maryland.

Join the CDFA State Rundown: Maryland today, and add your voice to the conversation!

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-Agenda

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Thu 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CDFA State Rundown: Fundamentals in Maryland
CDFA State Rundown: Fundamentals in Maryland provides an overview of how to engage development finance tools to develop communities and spur economic growth. This event will delve into basic economic development concepts and tools, with case studies showcasing how specific finance tools catalyze growth for the long-term health of communities.
Speaker(s)
  • Darla Garrett, Director, Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Toby Rittner, President & CEO, CDFA and Chairman, CDFA Foundation, Council of Development Finance Agencies

Thursday, September 19, 2024

Thu 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CDFA State Rundown: Bonds in Maryland
Bonds are the bedrock of development finance and are used to develop and redevelop communities while supporting economic growth. CDFA State Rundown: Bonds in Maryland provides an overview of bonds, how bonds are issued, and the major players involved in a bond transaction. Learn about this versatile tool and how they are used to advance and encourage development in your state.

Wednesday, November 20, 2024

Wed 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CDFA State Rundown: Tax Increment Finance in Maryland
Tax Increment Finance (TIF) is an economic development tool used to finance many redevelopment and infrastructure projects. During CDFA State Rundown: Tax Increment Finance in Maryland, attendees will learn the guiding principles of TIF and understand the various financing structures used in TIF deals. Connect with economic development professionals and learn how to drive economic activity with TIF in your community.

Wednesday, January 15, 2025

Wed 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CDFA State Rundown: Tax Credits in Maryland
CDFA State Rundown: Tax Credits in Maryland will introduce this area of development finance tools, with a strong focus on federal tax credit programs as well as a discussion about the importance of state and local tax credits. This event will explore different ways tax credits can be used to attract investment and catalyze growth in specific industries and geographies.

Wednesday, March 19, 2025

Wed 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CDFA State Rundown: Revolving Loan Funds in Maryland
Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) are tools used to provide capital for a wide range of businesses and projects. CDFA State Rundown: Revolving Loan Funds in Maryland will cover the basic principles and structure of this type of financing tool, followed by examples of the many ways that RLFs can advance economic development within a local community.

-Location

CDFA State Rundown: Maryland will take place on Zoom. You must have access to a computer or phone to attend the sessions.

Webinars will be recorded and placed online for participants to access. Attendees who miss a webinar will have access to the online recordings.

-Registration

CDFA has provided two options to register for the CDFA State Rundown: Maryland.

Individual Sessions

CDFA Members: $60
Non-Members: $85

Full Series
Participants can register for the full series and receive a significant discount:

CDFA Members: $250
Non-Members: $375

These events will be recorded and archived for future access. Only attendees who purchase either an individual session or the full series will have access to the online recordings.

Group Rate
CDFA offers group discounts for organizations that wish to register multiple people. Contact CDFA for more information.

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