NDC Partners with Paragon to provide loans and training for minority business owners in Palm Beach County

December 16, 2019

The initiative will develop and promote entrepreneurship in minority communities Palm Beach, FL – Paragon and National Development Council (NDC) are teaming up to provide much-needed resources for minority businesses and entrepreneurs in Palm Beach County. This initiative will accept applications starting on January 1, 2020 and is funded by a $1,950,000 grant from the […]

Request for Qualifications for Environmental Consultant Services

October 8, 2019

RFQ: Environmental Consultant Services – EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant

Preserving Affordable Housing and a Community

October 8, 2019

The National Development Council celebrates the grand re-opening of Scotland, a unique affordable housing community in Potomac, Maryland. Founded in the late 1800s by formerly enslaved people, the community has persevered in one of the most expensive counties in the US. NDC’s Field Director KC George worked closely with the residents, the volunteer board and […]

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

October 8, 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. Registration for the nationally acclaimed ED101 class is now open. This is the first course as part of NDC ONE, our much anticipated ONline Education initiative. More than 40 years […]

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


July 23, 2019

The National Development Council (NDC) announced today a significant New Markets Tax Credit investment in the Rocky Boy Health Center, which serves the members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and other community residents in and around Box Elder, MT.

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 […]

Webinar Recording: Federal Community Development Update from Capitol Hill

June 24, 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 proposals that could impact your work? Experts from Washington, DC will update you on the status of housing and community development appropriations; describe recently introduced tax credit legislation supporting affordable housing, historic preservation, new markets and community revitalization; prospects and timetable for tax extenders and tell you exactly how you can help strengthen Congressional support for community development.

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.