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SOURCE iFOS Managing Consultants, LLC
CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS®) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).
The CDFI Fund expects to provide up to $165 million in Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance awards for FY 2013.
Applicants working in the following sectors with the minimum educational requirement are encouraged to apply: Community Development Entities, Credit Unions, Banks, Venture Capital Funds, Affordable Housing Development, Small Business Lending Programs, and Tax Credit Programs.
Ability to work remotely and on a flexible schedule to meet established deadlines;
Excellent writing skills;
Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as business plans and financial statements;
Ability to articulate evaluation and analysis in writing;
Integrity to report interests honestly; safeguard the confidentiality of applications and agency guidance; and conduct reviews with consistency, fairness, and objectivity;
Must be able to dedicate at least 20 hours per week to application reviews for 3-6 weeks review period;
High speed internet access is required.
Education and Experience Qualifications:
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Finance, Public or Business Administration, Economics, Urban Planning and Development, or related field;
5+years expertise in community and economic development finance;
Experience working in and/or with low income and underserved communities;
Experience analyzing financial statements;
Experience performing underwriting of loans and/or investments;
Prior experience with evaluating CDFI Fund and/or Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA), and New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) Program applications preferred;
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Reviewer Stipend: Incentives to earn up to $175 per reviewer assignment.
How to Apply:
Those interested in serving as a field reviewer should register at www.ifosgrps.com and submit their resume for consideration. The subsequent cutoff for the review and acceptance of applications is Friday, March 29, 2013 by 5 p.m. ET. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered under rolling admissions for subsequent funding competitions.
Selection: Individuals selected for assignments will be required to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement, Conflict of Interest Statement, Reviewer Agreement with required IRS W-9 Form for payments and attend training session(s).
For more information about Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions please visit: http://ifoscorp.com/ .
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Friday, May 24 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:52:06 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
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First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to Lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hostedMore >>
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