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”).
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.
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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.
Congratulations to the following NDC Development Finance Professionals who recertified in 2018!
Congratulations to the following 362 professionals who received their NDC Certification in 2018!
Updated: 12/9/2018 - On Friday, December 7th, NDC hosted another webinar on Opportunity Zones with special guests
NDC, the Washington State Department of Commerce, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco held a statewide Opportunity Zone Conference on November 15th in Seattle, WA. The event brought together over 200 investors, advisors, philanthropists, Native tribes, and urban and rural communities to learn how Opportunity Zone investments can be put to work to improve Washington communities.
The 2018 mid-term elections will result in a number of changes, most notably, the House shift in control to Democrats for the first time in 8 years. This means new leadership for committees and a shift in priorities for federal programs.
NDC, with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Washington State Department of Commerce, hosted an Opportunity Zones webinar on October 23, 2018. The webinar is intended for stakeholders across Washington State (and beyond) to receive background information on Opportunity Zones, an update on new draft regulations, and learn how the tax incentive can be used to spur investment in low-income communities.