Wyoming Business Council Winner of 2012 CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Award

July 9, 2012

Winner of Excellence in Access to Capital Finance Award


Columbus, Ohio – The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is proud to announce the Wyoming Business Council as the winner of the 2012 CDFA Excellence in Access to Capital Finance Award for the Council’s use of a wide range of innovative programs designed to promote economic development by enhancing access to capital for Wyoming businesses.


The CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Awards recognize outstanding development finance programs, agencies, leaders, projects and success stories. These awards, presented to award winners annually at the CDFA National Development Finance Summit, honor excellence in the use of financing tools for economic development, as well as the individuals who champion these efforts.


The Wyoming Business Council offers a variety of loan programs, issues industrial development bonds, and administers the Wyoming Small Business Investment Credit Program, as well as the Wyoming Partnership Challenge Loan Program. All of these programs help the Wyoming Business Council reach their end goal of economic development. Their mission is to facilitate innovative finance tools that help businesses both small and large to obtain capital to grow.


“CDFA is proud to honor the Wyoming Business Council for their excellence in development finance. Their work in the area of access to capital finance is cutting edge, innovative and an example of best practices in our industry,” said Toby Rittner, President & CEO of CDFA.


The CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Awards will be formally presented at the 2012 CDFA National Development Finance Summit, in Washington, D.C., on August 2.


The Council of Development Finance Agencies is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. CDFA is comprised of the nation’s leading and most knowledgeable members of the development finance community representing public, private and non-profit entities alike. For more information about CDFA, visit www.cdfa.net.


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