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Banking and Financial Services

Organizations that are engaged in transactions involving the creation, liquidation or change in ownership of financial assets and/or facilitating financial transactions.

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Business Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, financing and a wide variety of other services that support the attraction, expansion and retention of local businesses, assure their competitiveness and help them remain as assets to the local economy.

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Business Support Organizations/Services

Organizations that perform any of a wide variety of routine support tasks for businesses and, in some cases, the general public which may include graphic or industrial design services, telephone call centre services (e.g., e-commerce order taking, event registration, help desk support, telephone answering, telemarketing), temporary help services, public/private mail services, document copying services and other similar forms of assistance.

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Housing Development

Programs that monitor and analyze the current housing environment in a community and provide support for the development, finance, management and preservation of a mix of decent, safe and affordable housing for individuals and families of all income levels. Housing development programs improve the livability of communities, expand home ownership opportunities, build a strong tax base, encourage safe streets and empower neighbourhoods and communities to flourish.

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Special Focus Community Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees and other forms of management and financial support for individuals or groups who want to develop or expand the operation of businesses that are located in particular areas (e.g., in rural areas, in a particular region of the country).

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Tourism Development

Programs that provide tourism marketing and development strategies for local communities. Also included are programs that provide incentives for the development or expansion of tourist facilities, usually cultural or historic sites, areas of scenic beauty or distinctive natural phenomena, theme parks, amusement parks, venues for theatrical or music productions, botanical gardens, and cultural and educational centres.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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