The CMFA Difference

Cost Effective, Responsive, Flexible and Community Focused

The CMFA is the only financing authority which has granted over $20M dollars directly to local governments and 501c3 nonprofit organizations during the past twelve years

Donations through the CFSC by Category (2004 – 2020)

Arts, Culture, and Humanities – $622,254
Education – $1,248,726
Environment and Animal Welfare – $260,417
Health – $1,341,483
Human Services: Including Child Welfare, Domestic Violence Services and Homeless Services – $9,024,162
Public/Social Benefit – $2,402,266
Miscellaneous – $533,466
Total – $15,432,775

  • Charitable Giving

    By supporting our member communities and their local charities, the CMFA is able to directly contribute to the health and welfare of the residents of California. Over $20 million of charitable donations have been given to worthy California non-profits thanks to the CMFA fee sharing.

    Charities we have supported

  • Financing Programs

    The CMFA’s programs are created to strengthen local communities by assisting with the financing of economic development, public benefit and charitable activities throughout the State of California.

    Learn about our programs

  • Past Projects

    The CMFA has helped finance hundreds of public benefit projects including affordable housing, cultural, economic development, education, healthcare and pollution control projects.

    See our projects

Independent Registered Municipal Advisor Exemption

By publicly posting the following written disclosure, the CMFA intends that market participants receive and use it for purposes of the independent registered municipal advisor exemption to the SEC Municipal Advisor Rule. The CMFA has retained an independent registered municipal advisor. The CMFA is represented by and will rely on its municipal advisor Sierra Management Group, LLC to provide advice on proposals from financial services firms concerning the issuance of municipal securities and municipal financial products. This certificate may be relied upon until December 31, 2022. Proposals may be addressed to the CMFA.

Latest News

  1. Aug 27, 2020 The CMFA Issues $65,000,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Point Loma Nazarene University
  2. Aug 27, 2020 CMFA Issues $6,600,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Highlands Community Charter & Technical Schools
  3. Aug 27, 2020 The CMFA Issues $4,300,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Cinnamon Villas II Apartments
  4. Aug 21, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $17,264,663 in Bonds for Sugar Pine Village Apartments
  5. Aug 14, 2020 CMFA Issues $38,680,982 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Frank G Mar Apartments
  6. Aug 14, 2020 The CMFA Issues $37,907,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Castle Argyle Apartments
  7. Aug 13, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $13,265,000 in Bonds for Jordan Court Apartments
  8. Aug 11, 2020 The CMFA Issues $40,322,758 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Rosefield Village Apartments
  9. Aug 10, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $35,000,000 in Bonds for the Zoological Society of San Diego
  10. Aug 10, 2020 CMFA Issues $45,523,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Firehouse Square Apartments
  11. Jul 31, 2020 The CMFA Issues $42,610,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Brethren Hillcrest Homes
  12. Jul 30, 2020 CMFA Issues $67,981,405 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Foon Lok West Apartments
  13. Jul 28, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $16,136,461 in Bonds for Downtown Madera Veterans & Family Housing
  14. Jul 28, 2020 CMFA Issues $22,000,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Ocotillo Springs Apartments
  15. Jul 24, 2020 The CMFA Issues $21,166,830 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Cathedral Palms Senior Apartments
  16. Jul 16, 2020 The CMFA Issues $3,000,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Sequoyah Educational Center
  17. Jul 15, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $24,640,000 in Bonds for the Windward School
  18. Jul 2, 2020 CMFA Issues $38,420,923 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Berkeley Way Apartments
  19. Jul 2, 2020 The CMFA Issues $18,037,401 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for BFHP Hope Center Apartments
  20. Jun 30, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $6,500,000 in Bonds for River Springs Charter Schools
  21. Jun 30, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $47,622,526 in Bonds for Village Pointe Apartments
  22. Jun 30, 2020 The CMFA Issues $66,230,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Claremont Graduate University
  23. Jun 30, 2020 CMFA Issues $85,000,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Century Housing
  24. Jun 29, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $32,881,013 in Bonds for Alameda Point Family Apartments
  25. Jun 25, 2020 The CMFA Issues $3,500,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Empire Springs Charter Schools
  26. Jun 25, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $28,000,000 in Bonds for 950 El Camino Real
  27. Jun 19, 2020 CMFA Issues $8,125,728 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Walnut Studios Apartments
  28. Jun 11, 2020 The CMFA Commercial PACE Program Issues $4,329,500 in Property Assessed Clean Energy Bonds
  29. Jun 4, 2020 CMFA Issues $6,000,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Sycamore Ridge Family Apartments
  30. Jun 2, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $45,000,000 in Bonds for Harbor Day School
  31. May 28, 2020 The CMFA Issues $6,300,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Ukiah Senior Apartments
  32. May 28, 2020 CMFA Issues $13,115,700 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Woodbridge Apartments
  33. Apr 29, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $9,000,000 in Bonds for Kensington Homes Apartments
  34. Apr 27, 2020 The CMFA Issues $18,425,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Inland Christian Home
  35. Apr 24, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $17,000,000 in Bonds for Vintage at Sycamore Apartments
  36. Apr 23, 2020 CMFA Issues $20,891,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Manzanita Family Apartments
  37. Apr 15, 2020 The CMFA Issues $22,500,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Lycee Francais de San Francisco
  38. Apr 13, 2020 The CMFA Commercial PACE Program Issues $962,000 in Property Assessed Clean Energy Bonds
  39. Apr 7, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $20,000,000 in Bonds for The Buckley School
  40. Apr 7, 2020 CMFA Issues $12,200,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Altrudy Lane Senior Apartments
  41. Apr 6, 2020 The CMFA Issues $12,730,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Bloom at Magnolia Apartments
  42. Mar 31, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $105,000,000 in Bonds for Virginia Street Studios Apartments
  43. Mar 31, 2020 CMFA Issues $10,638,488 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Old Elm Village
  44. Mar 25, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $54,335,231 in Bonds for Quail Run Apartments
  45. Mar 23, 2020 The CMFA Issues $20,035,971 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Amaya Village Apartments
  46. Mar 19, 2020 CMFA Issues $61,675,000 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Clinicas del Camino Real
  47. Mar 18, 2020 The CMFA Issues $53,495,000 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Harvey Mudd College
  48. Mar 13, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $12,756,04 in Bonds for Mission Village II Apartments
  49. Feb 27, 2020 The CMFA Bond Opportunities for Local Development (BOLD) Program issues $7,685,000 in Special Tax Revenue Bonds
  50. Feb 24, 2020 CMFA Issues $21,290,120 in Tax-Exempt Financing for Windsor Gardens
  51. Feb 13, 2020 The CMFA Issues additional $2,000,000 of Tax-Exempt Financing for Cottage Village Senior Apartments
  52. Feb 13, 2020 CMFA Completes the Issuance of $8,345,000 in Bonds for Royal York Estates Mobile Home Park
  53. Feb 7, 2020 The CMFA PACE Program Issues $1,195,650 in Property Assessed Clean Energy Bonds
  54. Jan 10, 2020 The CMFA Issues $33,172,838 in Low Cost, Tax-Exempt Financing for Coliseum Place Apartments
  55. Jan 30, 2019 The CMFA Ranked 14th Municipal Issuer in the Country in The Bond Buyer’s, “Top 25 muni issuers of 2018”

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