CDFI Fund: FY 2021 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Period Now Open

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2021 application period for the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. A total of up to $500 million in bond guarantee authority is available for Eligible Community Development Financial Institutions (Eligible CDFIs) […]

EDA: $2.7 Million Invested to Facilitate Commercial Redevelopment in Lackawanna, NY Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.7 million grant to the Buffalo Erie County Industrial Land Development Corporation, Buffalo, New York, to install new water and sewer systems that will spur new business growth and economic development at […]

HUD: Opportunity Zone Radio Tour Kicks Off to Commemorate Three Years of Revitalizations in Forgotten Communities

Task Force members to join Secretary Carson in Radio Tour commemorating three years of revitalization success White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Chairman and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced a nationwide radio tour to mark the three-year anniversary of the enactment of […]

HUD: Nearly $5 Million Awarded for Revitalization Plans in Eleven Neighborhoods

 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded nearly $5 million to eleven communities to help create plans to redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods. Funded through HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods program, these grants will help local leaders craft comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize […]

EDA: $1.7 Million Invested to Create Broadband Network to Support Business Growth in Montgomery City, MO Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.7 million grant to Montgomery City, Missouri, to construct a broadband fiber network to serve local businesses. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone, will be […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for 2020 Round of NMTC Program Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today that it received 208 applications under the 2020 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program). The NMTC Program advances economic development in economically distressed communities by making tax credit allocations available to […]

EDA: $1.5 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Expand Broadband Access Across New Mexico

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the New Mexico Department of Information Technology, Santa Fe, New Mexico, to provide technical assistance for state government entities seeking to expand broadband infrastructure […]