Financial Resources Matrix
What is the right mix of Funding and Financing?
This is where comprehensive capital planning and evaluating debt capacity can help communities figure out the best long-term strategy to balance sources of capital for infrastructure spending. But keep in mind, there is no ‘right’ answer as it will differ in time and place but putting in the work to plan will ensure choices are made in a clear and transparent manner, making them easier to communicate to an anxious public.
The Bond Bank has consolidated the most common sources of funding and financing available to Vermont communities for infrastructure investment in the attached Financial Resources document.