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

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

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.

110 NDC Development Finance Professionals Recertified in 2018

December 27, 2018

Congratulations to the following NDC Development Finance Professionals who recertified in 2018!

362 PROFESSIONALS RECEIVED THEIR NDC CERTIFICATION IN 2018

December 27, 2018

Congratulations to the following 362 professionals who received their NDC Certification in 2018!

Opportunity Zones Webinar

December 7, 2018

Updated: 12/9/2018 - On Friday, December 7th, NDC hosted another webinar on Opportunity Zones with special guests

Washington State Opportunity Zone Conference

November 29, 2018

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.

Post-Election Wrap-Up Webinar Recording

November 13, 2018

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.