Creating Opportunities in the Right Communities – OZ

November 12, 2019

If you’ve heard of Opportunity Zones and that they only benefit the wealthy- that is not the whole story. Check out a recent OpEd in The Seattle Times on our work guiding Opportunity Zones for Social Impact investing in the State of Washington.   Read fill article Here: Creating opportunities — and tax breaks — […]

Request for Qualifications for Environmental Consultant Services

September 27, 2019

The National Development Council (NDC) is requesting written Statement of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified environmental consulting firms. NDC is soliciting these SOQs based on the need for environmental services in conjunction with a Coalition Community-wide Brownfields Assessment Grant awarded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”).

You Asked, We Delivered! NDC Proudly Announces: ED101-Economic Development Finance ONLINE!

September 24, 2019

The National Development Council (NDC) is launching its first online and self-paced certification course for community and economic development finance professionals, ED101-Economic Development Finance Online.

The 2020 NDC Training Schedule is Now Available

September 12, 2019

Register Now for NDC's Remaining 2019 Nationally Acclaimed Development Finance Courses and Save with 2019 Tuition Prices! Download Training Brochure & Schedule

In-District Advocacy Webinar

July 12, 2019

When Congress returns to Washington in September, it will face a long list of decisions. Including extending the debt limit, forging an agreement on discretionary spending, and passing appropriation bills on federal housing and community development funding, as well as tax extenders (including New Markets Tax Credits). The webinar will also include an update on important legislation that is pending before Congress. The webinar will include presentations from lobbyists, Washington interest groups, and practitioners in the field who have had success in getting their Members of Congress to visit projects.

RTPark Partners with National Development Council to Expand Economic Development Opportunities in the Territory

July 9, 2019

ST. CROIX – The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) announced on Monday that is has entered into a technical assistance contract with the National Development Council (NDC) to support, develop, and assist in the implementation of economic and community development programs, and also to prepare proposals to access the dollars necessary to expand access […]

Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in Seattle, WA – What & Why

May 30, 2019

The National Development Council has provided a final report to the City on URM retrofit funding.

Federal Community Development Update from Capitol Hill

May 30, 2019

How are the federal community development grant programs, tax credits, and other important financing tools faring in the divided 116th Congress? What are the latest developments and policy

Delaware Innovation Space Receives $3+ Million Investment to Support its Mission of Advancing Science-Based Start-ups

March 27, 2019

Wilmington, Del. – Delaware Innovation Space announced today that it has received $3 million in funding from National Development Council (NDC), through a start-up innovation

Your Feedback is Needed: National Economic Development Mentoring Network

January 29, 2019

The National Development Council, in partnership with Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR) and the EPA Technical Assistance to Brownfield Communities (TAB) providers, is seeking your feedback to help us expand the National Economic Development Mentoring Network. The Network is an exciting new program that will facilitate exchange and mentoring among economic development practitioners and their communities.