Metropolitan Ministries featured in Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Article

09 April 2013

NMTCs Make Miracle Come True for Homeless in Tampa

"Almost 18,000 people are homeless in Tampa, Florida on any given night, with one in five of them children. Thanks to new markets tax credits (NMTCs) and tremendous local support, a new $23 million community services campus in Tampa is being built to serve the metropolitan area with the highest per capita rate of homelessness in the nation." - Teresa Garcia, Staff Writer, Novogradac & Company LLP

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Florida Community Loan Fund (FCLF) recently announced our involvement with Metropolitan Ministries and the Miracle Place campus in Tampa. FCLF provided $10 million in federal NMTC allocation for the project which, when complete, will annually serve more than 20,000. All of Metropolitan Ministries' programs and services are designed to move homeless families toward greater self-sufficiency.

novogradac-metmin-april2013This project has received notice nationwide, and is now featured in the April 2013 issue of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits. You can visit the Novogradac & Company LLP website here and click here to read the article featuring Metropolitan Ministries.

Visit our FCLF Flickr page to see more photos of Miracle Place construction in progress.

  

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Thanks to Novogradac & Company LLP and the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits for featuring the Metropolitan Ministries NMTC Project.

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Support from TD Bank Charitable Foundation helps FCLF build strong communities.
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Greater Heights offers new, safe, affordable rental homes in what was formerly a high crime area.
The duPont Fund used FCLF and NMTC Financing to revitalize downtown Jacksonville.
The duPont Fund used FCLF and NMTC Financing to revitalize downtown Jacksonville.
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FCLF projects create jobs and stimulate development in low-income communities.
FCLF supporter, the Northern Trust Company, hosted a housing roundtable in Sarasota.
FCLF supporter, the Northern Trust Company, hosted a housing roundtable in Sarasota.
FCLF staff with local supporters at Metropolitan Ministries Tampa.
FCLF staff with local supporters at Metropolitan Ministries Tampa.
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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, financed the land for farmworker rental housing with FCLF.
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TD Charitable Foundation and TD Bank have supported FCLF's mission since 2006.
Nutritious snacks are a part of the healthy focused curriculum at Emma Jewel Charter Academy.
Nutritious snacks are a part of the healthy focused curriculum at Emma Jewel Charter Academy.
FCLF Chief Lending Officer visits with the Executive Director of Neighbor Up (formerly BNDC)
FCLF Chief Lending Officer visits with the Executive Director of Neighbor Up (formerly BNDC)
FCLF Staff are on hand at conferences and events to discuss our programs.
FCLF Staff are on hand at conferences and events to discuss our programs.
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The RCRI Conference allows FCLF staff to touch base with our religious supporters.
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Support from Valley Bank helps FCLF build strong communities.
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FCLF projects create jobs and stimulate development in low-income communities.
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Neighbor Up, formerly BNDC, offers affordable housing in Brevard County.
Rep. Daniel Webster visited FCLF staff.
Rep. Daniel Webster visited FCLF staff.
FCLF Staff meet and greet friends at an FLACDC event.
FCLF Staff meet and greet friends at an FLACDC event.
Emma Jewel Charter Academy offers education  for the whole child in Brevard County.
Emma Jewel Charter Academy offers education for the whole child in Brevard County.
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FCLF Board Members represent our investors, borrowers, and technical experts.
FCLF staff and supporters volunteer at Million Meals event.
FCLF staff and supporters volunteer at Million Meals event.
New rental homes are available for farmworker families at Casa San Juan Bosco.
New rental homes are available for farmworker families at Casa San Juan Bosco.
FCLF staff and US Legislative staff at an event honoring Youth of the Year.
FCLF staff and US Legislative staff at an event honoring Youth of the Year.
FCLF staff are active at statewide conferences and events.
FCLF staff are active at statewide conferences and events.
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FCLF financing to Housing Programs, Inc. helps provide affordable homes for ownership.
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ASPIRA of Florida offers education & mentoring with a focus on low-income and Latino students.
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Support from Axiom Bank helps FCLF build strong communities.
Rep. Ander Crenshaw visited KIPP Jacksonville School
Rep. Ander Crenshaw visited KIPP Jacksonville School
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FCLF representatives are ready to talk about your project success.
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FCLF Financing to Neighbor Up Brevard helps provide affordable rental housing.
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FCLF and NMTC are creating a new facility for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County
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DuPuis Pointe offers affordable, hurricane proof homes in Miami.
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Residents at Neighborhood Renaissance's Mathis Place enjoy affordable rent.
FCLF CEO and one of our supporters visit the ASPIRA Arts Deco school.
FCLF CEO and one of our supporters visit the ASPIRA Arts Deco school.
FCLF and the NMTC Program renovated a historic building into a small business incubaor.
FCLF and the NMTC Program renovated a historic building into a small business incubaor.
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