• March 13, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Kellogg Center at Michigan State University 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
    • 59
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    The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM) is proud to offer an in-depth training on Opportunity Zones March 13, 2019. CEDAM members and partners have indicated through surveys and our well-received 2018 Opportunity Zones webinar a need and interest to learn more about this initiative.

    This training is meant to equip you with the knowledge and connections needed to move forward with this initiative. We have worked with our partners to bring you important content you need to make the most of most Opportunity Zones. This training is for you if you are a:

    • For-profit developer

    • Nonprofit developer

    • Fund

    • Banking industry professional 

    • Local municipality representative

    This conference includes the following topics: 

    • Marketing the Opportunity Zones in your community. 
    • How to work effectively with MSHDA and the MEDC
    • How to secure funding for projects
    • Partnering with community advocates and nonprofit organizations
    • How to determine the best projects for your community
    • Reasons to develop a fund
    • Reasons to join forces with other funds in your region
    • A networking reception to connect with the partners you need to make your Opportunity Zone projects successful.


     Thanks to our sponsors we are able to offer this training at a deeply discounted price.

    Partner Sponsors

       

      



    Supporting Sponsors


    • March 15, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • 1118 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
    • 14
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    Michigan Children's Savings Account Network (Both in-person and webinar) will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019.

    Pre-Meeting Networking Lunch (In-person only) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Meeting (In-person and webinar) 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm 

     Please check out the draft agenda here.

    A few logistical notes for you all, we will provide both in-person and webinar support for this meeting. We encourage you to join us at CEDAM’s Offices, 1118 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, if you are able. For those individuals attending the meeting we will be offering a pre-meeting networking lunch starting at 11:30 am. Those joining via webinar can check in at 12:30 pm.

    Individuals interested in joining us virtually will receive a link and access code on Monday, March 11. Please note we will have a limited number of webinar logins available. We ask that you only request one per organization.



    • April 15, 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • April 17, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville, MI
    Register

    The 14th annual Michigan Small Town & Rural Development Conference is April 15-17, 2019 at Crystal Mountain. We will begin Monday evening with a welcoming reception, continue all day on Tuesday and conclude on Wednesday at 12:00pm. The conference is geared toward those working in and on behalf of small or rural communities in Michigan and is hosted by the Michigan Rural Council.

    View the Draft Agenda.


    For lodging information please visit our dedicated reservation site for conference pricing. Please note the room block and special pricing is only available until April 1, 2019. To see rates and terms click here.

    Registration includes dinner on Tuesday evening. You will be prompted to enter which entree you prefer: the chef has planned the following choices:


    Early registration closes on March 22; payment must be received or postmarked by March 26, if not you will be charged at the late rate.

    Please note that no refunds will be granted within ten days of the start of the conference. We apologize for any inconvenience.

                                           Thank you to our generous sponsors.


    Platinum Sponsor


    Scholarship Sponsor

                   

    Dinner Sponsor


               

    Lunch Sponsor

         

    Session  Sponsors




                      

    • April 30, 2019
    • 5:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The View at Cooley Law School Stadium 505 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
    Register




    Please use this registration form ONLY IF:

    1. You are not registering for the Building Michigan Communities Conference and you need to register and pay only for this event.

    Otherwise, please register and pay for this event through your Building Michigan Communities Conference registration. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Susan Andrews at Andrews@cedamichigan.org or 517.485.3588.

    CEDAM and CDAD are thrilled to invite you to a night at the ballpark! Take a short walk across the street from the Lansing Center after Tuesday's sessions to enjoy our annual membership event at The View, a stunning venue overlooking the park from left field. The View offers both indoor and outdoor areas so you can take in the Lansing Lugnuts game from the patio or connect with community economic development practitioners, sponsors and more inside. Drinks and a dinner buffet will be provided. We look forward to seeing you at the game!

    • June 03, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • June 07, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kettunen Center 14901 4-H Drive Tustin, MI 49688
    • 11
    Register

    Real Estate Development Boot Camp will help you learn the fundamentals of affordable housing development in Michigan, equipping you with the tools you need to transform your community. Whether you are new to the industry or could use a refresher in current trends and standards, learning the fundamentals of this complex industry can play a major role in the success of a project.

    Training is June 3-7 at the Kettunen Center (14901 4-H Dr, Tustin, MI 49688)

    View the draft agenda.

    Day 1-3: Curriculum
    Day 3-4: Group Work
    Day 5: Formal Presentations to Funding Panel

    The registration fee includes training, lodging (hotel-style room with single occupancy) and meals. All participants are required to stay on-site.

    Learn more at cedamichigan.org/development

    Have you found yourself saying....

    “That building would be a great ___________.”

    “What a beautiful historical building. I wish we could do something with it.” 

    “What we really need in this town is more affordable housing.”

    If yes, then this training is for you!


    Thanks to our sponsors!

    Flash Drive and Instruction Sponsor


December 21, 2018 What's all the Quack About? A Lame Duck Recap
December 18, 2018 Reach Your Community Through Good Design
December 14, 2018 Flint/Genesee County CSA Task force Site Visit- City of Lansing, Lansing SAVE
November 30, 2018 Michigan Children's Savings Account Network - Friday, November 30, 1-4:00 pm (In-person and webinar supported)
November 16, 2018 Exploring Effective Collaborations with Utility Energy Waste Reduction Programs
November 14, 2018 MEIC - State & Local Tax Training
October 31, 2018 #TreasureCRA
October 09, 2018 Incremental Development Alliance
October 03, 2018 Show Me the Money Day Host Site Training Webinar
September 28, 2018 Show Me the Money Day - 2019 Host Site Training
September 05, 2018 Community Loan Center: A Local Alternative to Payday Lending
August 21, 2018 CEDAM’s Gene Kuthy Award Luncheon
August 21, 2018 Developing Vibrant Communities
August 07, 2018 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Workshop: Working with the new QAP
July 24, 2018 Michigan Children's Savings Account Consortium - July 24 2-4pm Webinar Meeting
June 20, 2018 Michigan Opportunity Zone Initiative Update
June 08, 2018 Michigan Economic Impact Coalition - 2018 Learning Exchange
June 04, 2018 Real Estate Development Boot Camp 2018
May 01, 2018 2018 CEDAM/CDAD 20th Anniversary Membership Celebration
April 09, 2018 2018 Small Town and Rural Development Conference
March 28, 2018 Michigan Children's Savings Account Consortium - March 28th Meeting @ The CEDAM Office in Lansing
February 27, 2018 Michigan Financial Opportunity Corps Informational Webinar
February 20, 2018 Rural Opportunity VISTA Program Informational Webinar
February 09, 2018 Michigan Children's Savings Account Consortium - February 9th Meeting
January 30, 2018 Impact of the Federal Tax Cuts on Affordable Housing & LIHTC
January 18, 2018 Get the Most out of a CEDAM Membership
November 27, 2017 Advocacy 201: Developing an Advocacy Plan
November 17, 2017 MEIC - State & Local Tax Training
November 15, 2017 CEDAM’s Gene Kuthy Award Luncheon
November 14, 2017 Destination Vibrant Communities & Financial Empowerment Summit
November 03, 2017 Michigan Children's Savings Account Consortium - 2017 Kick-off
October 12, 2017 VISTA Webinar: Community Identity & Empowerment
September 22, 2017 Show Me the Money Day - 2018 Host Site Training
September 18, 2017 The CARE Referral Network
August 24, 2017 A Guide to Nonprofit Blogging
July 25, 2017 Advocacy 101: A Connect & Share Event
June 16, 2017 Michigan Economic Impact Coalition - 2017 Learning Exchange
June 05, 2017 Real Estate Development Boot Camp 2017
May 02, 2017 2017 CEDAM/CDAD Membership Celebration
April 10, 2017 2017 Small Town and Rural Development Conference
February 21, 2017 LIHTC Workshop - Troy
February 09, 2017 LIHTC Workshop
November 18, 2016 MEIC - State & Local Tax Training
November 10, 2016 Destination: Vibrant Communities
November 02, 2016 Tax Season for Microbusinesses: A Connect & Share Event
October 25, 2016 Introduction to Fair Housing & the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule: A Connect & Share Event
October 14, 2016 Home Heating Credit Summit
September 23, 2016 Show Me the Money Day - Host Site Training
September 20, 2016 Main Street Building Basics: A Connect & Share Event
August 26, 2016 Volunteer Management: A Connect & Share Event
August 23, 2016 Placemaking Module 6: Applied Placemaking
August 18, 2016 Placemaking Module 5: Collaborative Public Involvement in Placemaking
August 16, 2016 Placemaking Module 4: Form Planning and Regulations
August 11, 2016 Placemaking Module 3: Neighborhoods Streets and Connections
August 10, 2016 Basic Communication Planning: A Connect & Share Event
August 09, 2016 Placemaking Module 2: The Economics of Place
August 04, 2016 Placemaking Module 1: People, Places and Placemaking
August 03, 2016 Michigan Financial Empowerment Summit
July 14, 2016 MEDC/MSHDA Updates
June 14, 2016 Real Estate Development Boot Camp
June 10, 2016 Michigan Economic Impact Coalition - 2016 Learning Exchange
June 06, 2016 Site Selection & Due Diligence
June 06, 2016 Utilizing Land Banks
June 06, 2016 Market Analysis
June 06, 2016 Conflict Resolution Training Package
April 26, 2016 2016 CEDAM/CDAD Membership Celebration
April 20, 2016 FHLBI AHP Program: A Connect & Share Event
April 11, 2016 2016 Small Town and Rural Development Conference
March 24, 2016 Skirt the Debt Trap: Credible Alternative Lending Options: A Connect & Share Event
February 18, 2016 Placemaking Guidebook: A Sneak Peek: A Connect & Share Event
January 21, 2016 Fight Blight in Your Community: A Connect & Share Event
December 15, 2015 Helping Clients Protect Themselves in Background Checks: A Connect & Share Event
November 17, 2015 Funding Real Estate Development with PACE Equity: A Connect & Share Event
November 04, 2015 Destination: Vibrant Communities
October 16, 2015 SMTMD Training
October 15, 2015 Advocacy Training & Legislative Day
September 23, 2015 Brown Bag Lunch: Investment Crowdfunding
September 18, 2015 Helping Your Clients Access Resources: A Connect & Share Event
August 12, 2015 The Home Heating Tax Credit and Utility Assistance: A Connect & Share Event
August 05, 2015 Michigan Financial Empowerment Summit
May 13, 2015 Credit Score Use, Abuse and Consumer Rights: A Connect & Share Event
April 28, 2015 2015 CEDAM/CDAD Membership Celebration
April 13, 2015 2015 Small Town and Rural Development Conference
April 13, 2015 Lead Abatement Training - Marquette County
April 08, 2015 Starting Over After Foreclosure: A Connect & Share Event
March 19, 2015 Michigan’s High-Speed Infrastructure: Status, Developments, and the Future of Connecting Rural Communities
February 25, 2015 Finding Help To Pay Your Energy Bills: A Connect & Share Event
February 17, 2015 Lead Abatement Training
January 28, 2015 Plan//Design//Manage: Professional Development Day 2015
November 18, 2014 Compound Your Promotional Dollars: A Connect & Share Event
October 21, 2014 Management of Lead & Asbestos Training
October 15, 2014 Real Estate Development Boot Camp
October 03, 2014 Consumer Protections and Fair Lending in Michigan
October 01, 2014 Management of Lead & Asbestos Training
September 25, 2014 Energy Savers Multifamily Program: A Connect & Share Event
September 24, 2014 Placemaking Module 2: The Economics of Place
September 24, 2014 Placemaking Module 1: People, Places and Placemaking
August 20, 2014 Investing in Michigan With EB-5: A Connect & Share Event
August 06, 2014 Michigan Communities for Financial Empowerment Annual Summit
July 29, 2014 Accessing Capital Through the OppFund
July 15, 2014 Interagency CRA Training for Community-Based Organizations
June 10, 2014 The Crowdfunding Advantage: Helping Michigan Entrepreneurs Succeed
June 03, 2014 Free New Markets Tax Credits 101
May 22, 2014 CRA Overview for Community-Based Organizations
April 29, 2014 2014 CEDAM/CDAD Membership Celebration
April 14, 2014 2014 Small Town and Rural Development Conference
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