RLF COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE – Peer Leadership Team Selection Process and CriteriaMarch 10, 2023
EDA’s RLF CoP includes the selection of 10 – 12 existing RLFs to serve as peer advisors alongside the CoP Leadership Team. There is $95,000 - $100,000 in funding to compensate the RLF Peers for their time. Peers will provide workshops, review self-assessments, and develop and deliver content to cohort groups. Peers will extend the capabilities of the leadership team, mentor RLFs, and act as an on-going support to the RLF network.
Recording: WASHINGTON REPORT – An Update on the Past and PresentFebruary 9, 2023
Join us to discuss which community development programs the 117th Congress has prioritized in the Fiscal Year 2023 spending deal. We will answer the question, "How will community development programs fare after changes in Congressional leadership?" We will review the key agenda items for the White House, Senate, and most importantly, the newly elected House Majority. Our team of Washington insiders will walk you through the implications of a divided Congress.
Request for Qualifications RLF Community of Practice SubawardJanuary 24, 2023
The National Development Council (NDC) is requesting proposals from qualified organizations to partner with NDC as a subaward recipient to deliver the Community of Practice Program.
NDC 2021 Impact Book ReleasedNovember 16, 2022
Click here to view the NDC 2021 Impact Book.
NDC Receives S&P A+ Credit RatingOctober 17, 2022
Standard & Poor's (S&P) Global Ratings assigned NDC 'A+' Issuer Credit Rating On Capital, Liquidity, And Strong Management.
Recording: Connecting the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to the Communities We ServeOctober 7, 2022
On October 5 at 3:00 pm ET, National Development Council is sponsoring another in its series of virtual academies. The subject of this academy is a Washington Update. In August, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which included several climate and energy-saving provisions. These include tax credit initiatives to support smaller-scale renewable energy generation in Low-Income Communities. IRA also includes $2.8 billion in grant funds
National Development Council Earns 2022 Great Place to Work Certification™February 3, 2022
NDC is proudly claiming bragging rights for something we have known for a long time but can now tell the world with confidence: We are a Great Place to Work! NDC’ers have always been aware of what they find at NDC: mission, opportunity, growth, advancement, security. But now we can show the world objectively with officially, data-based certification from Great Place to Work® (GPTW), the global authority on workplace culture.
NDC GIVES BACK Announces Over $125,000 in Grant AwardsJanuary 10, 2022
NDC is pleased to announce that nineteen non-profit organizations have been selected to receive a total of $125,250 for their service to some of the most under-resourced, low-income communities across the United States.
NDC Announces 2022 Training ScheduleJanuary 5, 2022
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SOAR Fund Now Open: A New Relief Program for Small Businesses and NonprofitsApril 27, 2021
"We are thrilled to participate in the SOAR initiative, which aligns well with our long-held mission to provide access to capital in under-served communities," said Daniel Marsh, President and CEO of the National Development Council (NDC). "As a small business lender and provider of PPP loans, we know how challenging it can be to reach communities of color, but our track record shows it can be done. And SOAR is another significant pathway to helping small businesses get back on their feet and thriving again."