The Council of Development Finance Agencies will hold a Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance Course March 14-15, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the DoubleTree Washington, 1515 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. This course will help you understand the variety of development finance tools available, from bonds, tax credits and TIF, to federal financing programs, RLFs, and access to capital lending resources. It is based on CDFA's Practitioner's Guide to Economic Development Finance, the only comprehensive reference guide dedicated to building and utilizing the development finance toolbox. The Practitioner’s Guide provides the insight and practical information needed to critically understand how economic development is financed and the tools, strategies and techniques used to build strong communities. This course qualifies for the CDFA Training Institute's Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. For more information, visit here, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or 614-224-1300.