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Show Me the Money: Financing Strategies for Facility Projects

Thinking about starting a construction project, building renovations, or capital campaign?

Finding the money to support a nonprofit facility project can be a daunting task, with a mix of funds and technical expertise often needed to help bring a project to fruition.

Whether you are just starting to think about a facility project or you are in mid-stream, this workshop will demystify the various fundraising and financing strategies available to pay for it. Fill your toolbox with great ideas from funding and financing specialists on the wide array of options available to NH nonprofits.


Participants will walk away with a greater understanding of:

  • State and federal grant programs available to support community facility projects:
    • Community Development Investment Program (CDIP)
    • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
    • USDA Community Facility Grant
  • State, local, and federal loan programs:
    • Local banks and credit unions
    • NH Community Loan Fund Community Facility loans
    • USDA Community Facilities loans
    • NH Charitable Foundation Nonprofit Loan Program
  • Ways in which commercial lending can make things run smoothly
  • Things to consider for a successful capital campaign


Panelist Organization Topics
George Hunton
Director of Tax Credit Program
Kevin Peterson
Director of Economic Development
Community Development Finance Authority Community Development Block Grants, Community Development Investment Program
Misty Sinsigalli
Community Programs Specialist
Heather Malone
VT/NH Community Programs Specialist
US Department of Agriculture Rural Development USDA Community Development Facility Loans and Grants
Liz Short
Business Finance Program Director
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund Community Facility Loans
Betsy McNamara
Full Circle Consulting Capital Campaigns
Simon Delekta
Senior Program Officer
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Nonprofit Loan Program
Thomas Conaton
SVP/Commercial Lender
Primary Bank Commercial Lending
Bonnie Payette
Executive Director
NH HEFA (New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority) Low Cost Lending

Related Trainings:

CDFA Tax Credit Program Application Workshop, Plymouth

CDFA Tax Credit Program Application Workshop, Manchester

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:30 pm
Location: NHBA (NH Bar Association) Seminar Room , Concord
Fees: Member - $25; Not yet member - $50

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