Public Policy


As the national voice for the community development venture capital industry, CDVCA works to increase public knowledge and understanding of the field. To read about public programs that support the work of our member funds and increase public and private resources for the field, please click on the links below.

Federal Programs

â–¶Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
â–¶New Markets Tax Credit Program
â–¶New Markets Venture Capital Program
â–¶Rural Business Investment Program
â–¶Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

State Programs

CDVCA is currently undertaking an extensive study of state-level incentives and direct subsidies for equity and near-equity investment funds, the results of which will be available in our upcoming publication: Survey of the States.