Our Mission

The Phoenix IDA provides access to capital and strives to positively impact vulnerable populations and underserved communities.

The Phoenix IDA is an entrepreneurial nonprofit that draws upon its decades of experience and proven record of accomplishments to support community and economic development through access to capital. The organization’s primary goal is to positively impact vulnerable populations and underserved communities through multiple strategies such as bond financing, investments, and down payment assistance to advance homeownership.

Our Impact

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pandemic financial relief to small businesses and nonprofits in 2020
new homeowners helped since 2012
students received higher ed scholarships since 2018


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Phoenix IDA Today Newsletter – September 2021


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The Phoenix IDA and PCDIC 2020 Impact Summary


For the first time, the Phoenix IDA and Phoenix Community Development & Investment Corporation (PCDIC) have published a joint annual... Read More → The Phoenix IDA and PCDIC 2020 Impact Summary

Injecting Funds to Sustain Our Economy


Our community has stepped up to the plate to help businesses of all sizes - it always has. This economic downturn is among the worst we... Read More → Injecting Funds to Sustain Our Economy

Public Finance

Financing projects in Phoenix and beyond with focus on affordable housing, healthcare, community & economic development, and education.

Assisting low- and moderate-income individuals and families with down payment and closing cost assistance, plus low-interest mortgage loans in Maricopa county.

Impacting the community by investing in small businesses, nonprofits and other borrowers – from loans to innovative programs.

Innovative Public Financing

The Phoenix IDA has financed more than $2.4 billion across Arizona and the nation during the past 10+ years.

With a wealth of experience in public financing, the Phoenix IDA team assists community-focused organizations accomplish their goals.


Tools include private activity bonds and New Markets Tax Credits.

Advancing Homeownership

The Phoenix IDA advances responsible low- to moderate-income homeownership through various programs to strengthen communities and the economy.

Beyond the economic impact, homeownership has numerous social benefits for individuals and families, which in turn benefits the entire community. Those benefits include increased educational attainment, civic involvement, health outcomes and public safety.

Community Lending and Investment

Along with community lenders and collaborators, the Phoenix IDA uses various tools to invest in the community – from impact loans to competitive community grants to innovative programs. Please contact us if you need financing for a project that will benefit Phoenix residents and improve the community.

Public Meetings

Upcoming Public Meeting Notice(s)

The Phoenix IDA is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors. The Board holds public meetings regularly and pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, all notices of the meetings of the Board of Directors and any of its committees will be posted on the Phoenix IDA’s website and with the Phoenix City Clerk’s Office.  Such notices will include information about the location of the meeting and the matters to be discussed.

To learn about upcoming meetings of the Phoenix IDA Board of Directors, please contact Lydia Lee at (602) 661-6898 or email llee@phoenixida.com.


Our Team

Board of Directors

The Phoenix IDA is governed by a nine-member board of directors. Each member serves a six-year term and is appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Phoenix.

Phoenix IDA Staff

The Phoenix IDA employs a team of professional staff with a passion to serve the community.

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