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Evaluation of Community Futures Program

Organization: 
Western Economic Diversification Canada: Policy and Strategic Direction Branch

The Community Futures Program (CFP) supports Community Economic Development (CED) and builds the self-reliance and capacity of communities to realize their full sustainable potential. The objectives of the CFP in support of this mandate include fostering economic stability, growth and job creation; helping to create diversified an

Year: 
2014
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Government
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Regional & Development
Rural CED
Source: 
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A Decade of the New Markets Tax Credit: An Economic Impact Analysis

Organization: 
New Markets Tax Credit Coalition

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) was enacted in 2000 as part of the bipartisan Community Renewal Tax Relief Act (P.L. 106-554), which then President Bill Clinton called "the most significant effort ever to help hardpressed communities lift themselves up through private investment and entrepreneurship".

Year: 
2014
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Finance
Government
Housing & Real Estate
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
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Social finance and credit unions: Differentiating by making a difference

Organization: 
Credit Union Central of Canada
Author: 
Dominique Biron-Bordeleau

Offering a loan to help a non-profit day care in a low-income community expand its services; helping members make socially responsible investments; providing preferential rates for the purchase of fuel efficient cars; contributing to a community capital fund for en

Year: 
2013
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Co-operatives
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Finance
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
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