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We asked organizations to tell us why the NMTC is important to their organization or community. Below is a sampling.

Why is the New Markets Tax Credit Important to Your Community?

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“The Center on Civil and Human Rights’ opening is a victory for the city, celebrating its rich history and the connection to today’s challenge – it is a remarkable project that has been in the making for the last decade. The center is now a destination, attracting people from across the United states, and around the world, and the New Markets Tax Credit financing was a critical piece in making it happen.”

-Dale Royal, formerly with Atlanta Emerging Markets, Inc.

“Delco Trailers is a company that has created growth over the past several years by creating excellent products, focusing on the success of our dealer network, and providing quality jobs in the community. This partnership with RDP will help us to continue on that trajectory while having a positive and lasting impact on the community and our partners and customers across the country.”

-John Dyck, Delco Founder & CEO, on receiving NMTC financing

“We don’t know of any project this size in Kentucky history.”

-Congressman Hal Rogers (R-KY) on the NMTC-financed West Liberty Tornado Recovery Project

“This public-private partnership is an excellent example of how the New Markets Tax Credit program helps regions create a sustainable economic path,” said James R. Klein, Finance Fund president and chief executive officer. “By investing in the EPISCENTER, we are ultimately investing in the future success of the region.”

-James R. Klein, Finance Fund’s former CEO

“Opportunity Fund was thrilled to support the construction of Educare’s beautiful new facility, which provides early childhood education to 160 of the community’s most vulnerable children.”

-Jeff Wells, former Director of Opportunity Fund’s NMTC program

“MMCDC’s willingness to work with us has helped us with the final pieces of our financial puzzle.”

-CHC CEO Tim Trithart on the NMTC