Register By August 30, 2019 for Early Bird Rates
Make plans to attend CDFA's online educational opportunity: the inaugural Intro Opportunity Zones Finance WebCourse on September 24-25, 2019 from 12-5pm Eastern. Sign up by Friday, August 30 to save significantly on registration costs.
The Intro Opportunity Zones Finance WebCourse will bring together program designers, fund managers, communities, investors, and policy experts to educate and review the most up-to-date thinking and strategies on how to maximize Opportunity Zone designations and how to best attract zone investments. This interactive web course will help communities bring all economic development stakeholders to the table, and have a firm understanding of how the development finance toolbox can both encourage and supplement Opportunity Fund investments.
Topics discussed at the Intro Opportunity Zones Finance WebCourse include:
- An introduction to Opportunity Zones
- Understand the many players in the Opportunity Zone industry
- Best practice principles for Opportunity Zones and Opportunity Funds
- How to identify funders to how to market zones
- Discuss how to Opportunity Zones could fund community revitalization
- Examine best practices
- Create networks and project nexus for potential future investment
This course qualifies for the CDFA Training Institute's Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. Start down the road to personal and professional advancement today.
How a WebCourse Works
The Intro Opportunity Zones Finance WebCourse will be presented via the web over two days and will include lecture and presentations from speakers throughout the country. Attendees will be asked to log into the WebCourse from 12-5pm Eastern on each day of the course and will be able to raise their hands, ask questions, comment on presentations, and take interactive polls during the sessions.
Participants must have access to a computer and phone to attend the WebCourse. Participants will receive instructions for logging into the WebCourse in a follow-up email after registering