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Opportunity Zones: Understanding the Potential of the New Community Development Tax Incentive

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Date:  Thursday, July 26, 2018
Time:  2-3 p.m. CT | 3-4 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This free Connecting Communities® webinar will focus on the new Opportunity Zones tax incentive, which aims to drive long-term equity capital to distressed communities by providing tax benefits on investments in Opportunity Funds. Speakers will provide details on how the tax incentive is expected to work and highlight emerging national and local strategies to engage residents around how these funds are deployed in their communities.

Speakers include:

  • Rachel Reilly, Director, Impact Investing, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Amanda Roberts, Senior Community Development Analyst, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • Eric Robertson, President, Community LIFT

Participation in this webinar is free; however, registration is required. Sign up for this session at the Connecting Communities website.

For more information, please email communities@stls.frb.org.


The Connecting Communities webinar series is a Federal Reserve System initiative providing a national audience with timely information on emerging and important community and economic development topics. All sessions are recorded and archived on the Connecting Communities website.