Los Angeles Development Fund

The LADF creates jobs and boosts the economy of distressed communities using the New Markets Tax Credit Program to help fund economic development investments that improve the quality of life for those living in the City of Los Angeles

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Entrance to the Discovery Cube LA, a LADF funded project

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The LADF uses NMTCs to create jobs, attract business and improve communities.LADF uses NMTCs to create jobs and build up LA.

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LA Kitchen, primary tenant of LA Prep, an LADF funded project

our projects

Take a tour of LADF funded projects across the City of Los Angeles.Take a tour of LADF funded projects across LA.

LADF Projects
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LADF Job Opening
LADF is Hiring
The LADF has an opening for a New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Associate with a professional background in real estate development and finance, including redevelopment finance and an understanding of complex financing structures, to solicit, identify, evaluate, and manage a pipeline of NMTC financing opportunities, as well as coordination of general LADF operations...

LA Kitchen Serves Up Knowledge and Hope
Not many people would think of going to a kitchen to heal, but one man’s amazing mission has turned cooking and serving others into a tried-and-true therapy. Visionary Robert Egger founded LA Kitchen in 2015 with a simple, yet challenging and powerful goal: neither food nor people should ever go to waste...