Annual Introductory Training

CDVCA offers a full-day introductory training workshop once a year in conjunction with the Annual Conference. This introductory workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the community development venture capital (CDVC) industry. Participants will hear experienced CDVC practitioners discuss the unique challenges of organizing, structuring, raising and managing a fund. You will meet fellow community development practitioners, finance professionals, policy makers, and others who are interested in developing innovative ways to benefit distressed communities and low-income individuals.

This workshop is a must if you:

  • –Work with a CDVC fund
  • –Are thinking about starting a fund
  • –Work in the field of community development finance or economic development
  • –Provide capital and other resources to CDVC funds or other community development financial institutions 
  • –Want to learn more about the CDVC industry