Free Webinar – Federal Opportunity Zones

Belleville’s FOZ approved census tract.

There will be a free webinar from the National Main Street organization January 17th 2-3:30 pm. Belleville’s census tract was approved as a Federal Opportunity Zone in 2018. Learn more about FOZ in Kansas here –

Register for the webinar here

Learn about the “opportunities” and potential issues for preservation presented by the new federal incentive called Opportunity Zones.

Speakers: Alexander Flachsbart, Founder and CEO, Opportunity Alabama; Merrill Hoopengardner, President, National Trust Community Investment Corporation; Bonnie McDonald, President and CEO, Landmarks Illinois; Forrest David Milder, Nixon Peabody; and Anthony Veerkamp, National Trust for Historic Preservation. RSVP for the Facebook event here: –


NEW! Fifteen Opportunity Zone Resources Available Right Now

1. Opportunity Zones Come Into Focus by Anthony Veerkamp

2. A Dozen Things You Should Know About Setting Up an Opportunity Fund by Forrest David Milder