The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition is a national membership organization founded in 1998 to advocate on behalf of the NMTC program. The Coalition, which includes some 150 members, is managed by Rapoza Associates, a public interest lobbying, policy analysis and government relations firm located in Washington, DC that specializes in providing comprehensive legislative and support services to community development organizations, associations and public agencies. The Coalition serves its members in the following capacities: The Coalition also manages the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC), co-chaired by Mike Novogradac and Ira Weinstein, as a venue for investors to discuss NMTC issues and encourage ongoing policy discussions between CDEs and investors. More: