Tag Archives: Financing

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Introduces New Financing Tool for Clean Water Goals

​The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), in partnership with Quantified Ventures and with support from The Kresge Foundation and others, is inviting municipalities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to participate in a pilot project to implement natural solutions that reduce urban/suburban runoff that damages local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay. The application deadline is October 31. Learn more and apply  ... Read more

2017 NCOSAFP Annual Conference

​The National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs will hold its 2017 Annual Conference in Arlington, Virginia. The conference will focus on the industries that make up Virginia’s agricultural base as well as the financing programs that help to grow and sustain this important economic driver. The Annual Agricultural Finance Conference will be an interactive three-day event providing a forum for sharing ideas and gaining new insight and information in the agriculture industry. Arlington, Virginia. Learn more and register... Read more

National Development Finance Summit

The CDFA National Summit is a dealmaking event at its core with a program built to encourage networking and individualized learning about all types of development finance tools and programs. At the CDFA National Summit, you will meet industry experts, connect with financing, learn about the latest approaches, and discover development finance solutions to bring to your local community. November 1 – 4 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Learn more... Read more

Political Will, Bold Leadership Are Necessary Tools for Reinventing Communities

​ A new ULI report describes a variety of public financing tools for cities seeking to reinvent themselves and attract greater private investment. Reaching for the Future: Creative Financing for Small Communities describes innovative funding mechanisms like the Neighborhood Improvement Zone, a tax increment financing district the state of Pennsylvania set up in 2009 to stimulate private investment in Allentown, a former steel town that was facing bankruptcy. The report, however, is not about any one specific financing tool or... Read more

EPA Webinar: Financing Opportunities for Implementing Green Infrastructure Projects to Manage Stormwater, Feb. 24

​Josh Kurtz of The Nature Conservancy will provide an overview of work done around the country that enables the utilization of public and private funding sources to implement green infrastructure (GI). In the following presentation, Holly Galavotti of EPA’s Office of Wastewater Management will provide an overview of innovative financing for GI projects through State Revolving Funds. Join the webinar February 24 from 2-3 p.m. EST.   Register now... Read more

2016 LOCUS National Leadership Summit, June 13-15

​Each year, the LOCUS National Leadership Summit brings together responsible real estate developers and investors from across the country to engage in exclusive networking, deal-making and educational opportunities. This two-day conference will provide participants with the latest market analysis, best practices and federal policy tools necessary to build and finance socially responsible projects that generate economic prosperity, foster social fairness and promote environmental health. Join the 2016 Summit June 13-15 in Boston. Learn more and register... Read more

CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program

​The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) Brownfields Technical Assistance Program is funded by a grant from the U.S. EPA to provide assistance to communities throughout the country that are looking to finance the redevelopment of brownfield sites. CDFA will provide education, resources, research and networking on revolving loan funds, tax incentives, tax increment finance and other tools available for redevelopment finance. Learn more... Read more