CIC is a Copper Cactus Award Finalist

CIC is humbled and honored to be a finalist for the Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards. We were nominated for the Tucson Electric Power Social Impact Award and invite you to join us for the virtual awards event on Oct. 17, 7-8 p.m.

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HFAC Partnership Impact Report

In mid-March, as Arizona began to implement public health and safety measures, our community’s small businesses began a long hard uncharted road that was and is difficult to navigate. The journey continues as COVID-19 mitigations are still a critical part of containing this pandemic, but we at CIC would like to take a quick pause to give incredible thanks to those who helped support our emergency response work in the first few months of this crisis. 

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Meet our Bond Compliance Team

A special message for the start to the 2020 school year

CIC’s amazing Bond Compliance Team understands that the start to this school year is like no other. With schools navigating many uncharted waters, this dynamic and thoughtful group is sharing a special message and we wanted to share it with you, too. Meet Yolie, Ami and Carla — the team that supports our Bond Compliance program and goes above and beyond to meet the needs of the clients they serve.

Learn more about our services:

Community Investment Corporation offers services designed to help issuers, borrowers, and underwriters comply with continuing disclosure obligations related to SEC Rule 15c2-12 and promote transparency in the bond market.  As for the Borrower, we realize that your primary focus is to educate and we understand the challenging nature of running a school.  By choosing to work with Community Investment Corporation, you can keep your focus on education while we monitor bond compliance.  We have the expertise to decipher, identify, and determine your reporting responsibilities. LEARN MORE

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Impact Report

In mid-March, as Arizona began to implement public health and safety measures, our community’s small businesses began a long hard uncharted road that was and is difficult to navigate. The journey continues as COVID-19 mitigations are still a critical part of containing this pandemic, but we at CIC would like to take a quick pause to give incredible thanks to those who helped support our emergency response work in the first few months of this crisis. 

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COVID-19 Emergency Loan- Originate Natural Building Materials

“Originate started off 2020 with our 4th best 1st quarter in our 16-year history as a company. Then COVID hit with stay at home orders and our revenue for April and May dropped by almost 50%. That was scary and we were trying to figure out how to navigate uncharted territories. I feel a sense of calm now.” Natasha Winnik, Owner/Founder

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VOLUNTEER SHOUT OUT!

Jeff brings varied experience and vast knowledge to his volunteer work having been a small business consultant, a strategic analyst, and Angel Investor for twenty years. With expertise in HR, PR, finances, management, marketing, and everything business, Jeff also serves on the National Small Business Association and is a member of the National Regulatory Fairness Board.

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Fundamentals of Business Finance: Part 2 – The Balance Sheet

Have you ever been asked “How much is your business worth?” and not known what to say? Have you heard of a Balance Sheet but don’t know what it is, what it does, or what it’s “balanced?” 

The course below will cover the basics of one of the three most important financial documents in business, the Balance Sheet. You’ll learn: 

  1. How to read a Balance Sheet, and its three primary components: Assets, Liabilities, and Equity.
  2. What steps to take to prepare a simple Balance Sheet, so you know what your business is worth.
  3. You’ll learn about simple tools (paper, pencil, and calculator) and cloud-based solutions.

 

This class was developed by CIC staff who combine expertise in finance, banking, and education. In our approach, we strive to make the materials accessible to all audiences. We hope you enjoy it!

The Balance Sheet

Original Air Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020.  

CLICK HERE to view all the resource materials shared in this course.