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    Rural Development Partners receives $65 Million NMTC Award

    Posted on July 17, 2020

    (Forest City, IA) July 15, 2020:  Rural Development Partners (RDP) is proud to announce receiving $65 million in New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) authority from the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund. The NMTC program allows RDP to provide flexible financing options that support the health and sustainability of highly distressed rural communities throughout America. This is RDP’s ninth NMTC award for ...

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    Rural Development Partners Welcomes Linda Upmeyer to Governing Board

    Posted on July 17, 2020

    (Forest City, IA) July 17, 2020: Rural Development Partners (RDP) is pleased to announce that Linda Upmeyer has joined the RDP Governing Board. Linda is completing her ninth, and final, term in the Iowa Legislature where she most recently served as Speaker of the House from 2016-2020. Prior to becoming Speaker, Linda led the caucus as House Majority Leader from ...

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    Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits: NMTC CDEs, Investors, Developers Role in the Economic Recovery After the Pandemic

    Posted on July 6, 2020

    Rural Development Partner’s CEO, Jonathan Klaasen, was recently interviewed by Novogradac for the June 2020 Journal of Tax Credits on the subject of NMTC CDEs integral role in stabilizing and rebuilding the American economy during and after the COVID-19 global pandemic. “From a rural perspective, I’ve been inspired by the response of food banks,” said Klaassen. “The pandemic is highlighting ...