2017 Community Investment Connections EXPO (Tampa Bay)

*Please note SFCDC is not the organizer of this event.

Florida Alliance of Community Development Corporations

“Join us at the beautiful Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay October 30 through November 1, 2017 for this first ever event. The EXPO will provide a venue for our members and other Florida nonprofits (Creators) to showcase community development work in Florida by bringing their projects directly to investors through displays and sales presentations. Up to 30 projects in the Housing, Economic Development and Programs that Empower People categories will be recruited to participate (see the Creator page for more information). In addition to Creator sales pitches and displays, the EXPO will offer sessions and conversations on the future of investment in community and economic development and serve to educate the public about the work YOU do in revitalizing Florida’s lower-income communities.”

Register here.

Webinar: Improving Health through Equitable Economic Development

*Please note SFCDC is not the organizer of this event.

“On October 24, Angel Ross will share the National Equity Atlas and discuss why equitable economic development is critical to advancing health equity on a webinar hosted by the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps project. Join the webinar from 3-4 p.m. Eastern/12-1 p.m. Pacific to learn more about this important intersection between racial economic inclusion and health, and hear about how Urban Health Plan in the Bronx is using economic development as a strategy to improve community health. Register here.”

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Why It Matters For Miami | United Nations Association Miami Chapter

*Please note SFCDC is not the organizer of this event.

“Women’s and girls’ empowerment is essential to expand economic growth and promote social development. Join us for a dynamic panel discussion hosted by the United Nations Association- Miami chapter, with distinguished speakers from a variety of backgrounds who are agents of change right here in Miami! Gender Equality is a core Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and we will debate the main challenges faced today and the practical actions we need to take for a better tomorrow.”

SFCDC Members Economic Development Committee

Economic Development Committee

2017 Co-Chairs:  Maria Coto, Partners for Self Employment and  Myrna Sonora, Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF)

SFCDC focuses on more than housing.  Access to economic opportunity is equally important.  The economic development committee is currently focused on small business issues and policies in Miami-Dade County.  This committee works to increase technical assistance and capital to small businesses owned by low-to-moderate income individuals and in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods.

Meeting invite with location sent to members.

Council of Development Finance Agencies Florida Conference

*Please note SFCDC is not the organizer of this event.

“Join the CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable, in partnership with FDFC on September 28, 2017 for a special one-day conference hosted at the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization. This event will feature a number of economic development finance experts from around the state discussing development finance tools, authorities, resources and approaches, and how these can affect the Florida economy going forward.

Register today to reserve your spot at the 2017 CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable Conference.”