Due to the continued uncertainty regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), NDC made the decision earlier this month to postpone all open, in-person classes for the remainder of 2020. At the same time – we’re committed to delivering all of our scheduled training sessions for 2020 through online formats to ensure that our students can build the development finance skills they need to serve their communities, their organizations and their careers.
Under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans may be forgiven if borrowers use the proceeds to maintain their payrolls and pay other specified expenses. The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration recently released an eleven-page borrower application form and instructions for loan forgiveness. People have a lot of questions.
NDC is a partner in a new program that will target small businesses in New York State focusing on WMBEs, non-profits, and small landlords that did not receive Federal COVID-19 assistance.
An Overview of the PPP Application Requirements
Recording: Opportunity Zone Updates in WA State: Final Regulations & Investing in Uncertain Economic Times webinarApril 3, 2020
This webinar provides an overview of Opportunity Zones (including the final regulations released in December 2019), discusses projects that have taken place in Washington State, and goes on a deep dive into Marina Square, an OZ project in Bremerton, Washington. Recorded on Thursday, April 2nd.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, communities, small businesses, nonprofits, and community development professionals are facing unprecedented challenges. Small businesses and nonprofits are struggling to stay afloat and retain employees, communities are being forced to reevaluate how they maintain operations and best serve their citizens, and economic development professionals are trying to stay up-to-date with the current federal efforts to rescue families and small businesses.
All of the staff and Board Members of The National Development Council hope that you, your families, friends and colleagues remain healthy and strong throughout this crisis, and that the communities and constituents we serve continue to receive our continuing support as we navigate this unprecedented health and economic crisis brought on by the spread […]
Last updated: 3/12/2020 Given the most current information concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19), we feel it is appropriate to postpone all NDC training classes that are scheduled through the month of April. We will continue monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the recommendations of local health officials where our trainings are scheduled in order to secure new dates for these classes.
During the NDC 50th Celebration at Kings Theatre, we honored Cohn Reznick’s more than 30 years working with NDC and with the community development sector. It is no surprise that their ethos of impact and positive change has guided this work. With both practical and strategic guidance, they have enabled NDC – and indeed the […]
Peter Kelly, one of the most critically acclaimed chefs in the nation, has won yet another competition – this one to be the chef at NDC’s festive 50th anniversary celebration. Besting 5 other contenders, Kelly was selected to bring his culinary skills to a dinner at the revived movie palace in Brooklyn’s Flatbush, Kings Theater, to help mark NDC’s past accomplishments and begin its next 50 years.