Changes to the CECFA Board

CECFA is very pleased to announce the addition of Morris Price to the CECFA board. Mr. Price has been the Vice President and Executive Director of City Year Denver since 2015.  He has also served as Colorado Chief of Staff for US Representative Dianna DeGette, National Program Officer for the Gill Foundation, and was a founding staff member of the …

PUBLIC MEDIA COMPANY ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEDIA BOND PROGRAM

Boulder, CO. (June, 2020) —Public Media Company is pleased to announce the Public Media Bond Program for public media organizations to leverage their assets for capital projects. The new national bond program provides public broadcasting entities access to taxable and tax-exempt bonds to finance their capital improvement projects through the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority (CECFA). Public Media Company …

More Changes to the CECFA Board

CECFA would like to thank Claudia Crowell for her 7 years on the CECFA Board.  She proved to be a valuable asset to the board and will be missed. CECFA is honored to welcome Marianne Virgili to the Board. Marianne Virgili recently retired as CEO of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association (GSCRA), after 32 years of service. Marianne has …

Denver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum Continuing a partnership lasting decades, CECFA authorized a $47,000,000 bond issue in 2018 in support of a $150,000,000 Denver Art Museum project that will completely renovate the North Building and construct a new visitor and education center. Visit https://denverartmuseum.org/north for construction updates from the Museum. Project Details Location: Denver, CO Year: 2018 Bonds Issued: $47,000,000

Changes to the CECFA Board

CECFA would like to thank Bill Sanden and Cheryl Cohen-Vader for their many years of service on CECFA. Bill guided CECFA as Chair for four years, and we very much appreciate that extra effort. Bill and Cheryl are now both happily and deservedly retired – Congrats! CECFA is honored to welcome Amanda Mountain and Andy Vick to the Board. Amanda …

West Ridge Academy Financing

West Ridge Academy (the “Academy”) is a K-8 Core Knowledge Charter School chartered through the Greeley-Evans School District 6. The Academy currently serves 430 students and operates from an approximately 46,500 square foot building situated on 10.3 acres. The building was designed to accommodate an academic program with over 500 students.  The Academy recently completed a $10,430,000 tax-exempt bond re-financing through …

Buell Public Media Center Financing

Founded in 1956, Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. (RMPM) provides provocative and inspiring local, national, and international programming to 900,000 viewers every week.  RMPM is the license holder for the five full-power Public Broadcasting Service Stations that serve the State of Colorado.  RMPM’s mission is to “strengthen the civic fabric of Colorado.” In addition to providing award winning television, RMPM is …

New America School

The New America Schools Network (NAS) is a system of public charter high schools dedicated to serving a unique population – recent immigrants, their families and children who want to learn or perfect English and earn a high school diploma. The mission of The New America Schools is to empower new immigrants, English language learners, and academically underserved students with …

Moral Obligation Program Savings Analysis

The State of Colorado and CECFA administer one of the nation’s leading charter school credit enhancement programs. Charter schools that are able to obtain an investment grade credit rating from a national credit ratings agency can finance capital projects under the State of Colorado’s credit rating, which is currently rated AA+ by S&P.  The higher the credit rating, the lower …

Jewish Federation of Philadelphia

The Jewish Federation is the largest and most effective Jewish network in the greater Philadelphia region. Since 1901, the Jewish Federation has strived to connect all members of its community and help them thrive through vital educational, social and cultural services. Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy (“Barrack”) is a college-preparatory Jewish day school for students in grades 6 through 12 …