Browse by Tag: Small business finance

  • Webinar Recording and Slides: The Regional Development Organization’s Role in Disaster Recovery

    Posted on: July 8th, 2014 by Megan McConville

    It has often been said that the impacts of natural disasters do not stop at jurisdictional boundaries, and recent events across the U.S. have certainly shown this to be true.  Nearby cities, towns, and counties usually share the same vulnerabilities...

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  • Strengthening Regional Economic Resilience through Business Continuity Planning: Webinar Available for Download

    Posted on: June 17th, 2014 by Megan McConville

    [Click here to download the webinar slides as a PDF.] The ability of businesses to withstand natural disasters is essential for the recovery and resilience of communities and regional economies as a whole.  When businesses get back up and running...

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  • Building Economic Resilience to Disasters in the Buffalo Niagara Region: Workshop Materials

    Posted on: March 5th, 2014 by Megan McConville

    On February 25-26, 2014, the NADO Research Foundation hosted a training workshop in Niagara Falls, New York that brought together about 25 city and county economic developers, elected officials, small business owners and development specialists, emergency managers, and other community...

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  • Post-Disaster Economic Recovery and Disaster Preparedness Opportunities at IEDC’s Annual Conference

    Posted on: July 18th, 2013 by Megan McConville

    The International Economic Development Council’s Annual Conference (http://www NULL.iedcevents NULL.html# NULL.UegJ-43VA8Q) is coming up on October 6-9 in Philadelphia.  The world’s largest gathering of economic developers, the conference offers a program of top speakers, cutting-edge topics, and educational tours;...

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  • 2012 EDFS Presentations

    Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by Matt Black

    The Economic Development Finance Service (EDFS) is a program of the NADO Research Foundation that provides training and a network platform for small business loan fund staff from around the nation to share and exchange information and ideas. Visit

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  • NADO Analysis of the President’s FY13 Budget

    Posted on: February 16th, 2012 by Matthew Chase

    NADO released its annual in-depth analysis of the President’s FY2013 federal budget blueprint.  A copy of the written summary, with accompanying budget chart, was emailed to the full membership.  In addition, the association hosted a members-only webinar today to discuss...

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  • Role of RDOs in Business Development Finance

    Posted on: January 20th, 2012 by Matthew Chase

    This report highlights the innovative approaches being taken by five regional development organizations (RDO) in Colorado, Oregon, Texas, and Wisconsin to spur job growth through new business startups or existing business expansions.

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  • Public Sector Business Loan Funds: Views and Recommendations from Practitioners

    Posted on: May 23rd, 2011 by Laurie Thompson

    In an effort to improve the understanding of the public business loan fund industry, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation and the Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) sponsored a convening of the nation’s leading loan fund...

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  • New Market Tax Credits

    Posted on: March 12th, 2011 by NADO Admin

    The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program offered by the U.S. Department of Treasury permits taxpayers to receive a credit against Federal income taxes for making qualified equity investments in designated Community Development Entities (CDEs). Substantially all of the qualified...

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