Building Dreams. Together.

Arlington Higher Education Finance Corporation ("AHEFC") and Greater Texas Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation ("GTCEFFC") are tax-exempt, conduit issuers sponsored by the City of Arlington, Texas. Through the issuance of low-cost municipal bonds and loans, we are able to provide affordable financing solutions for entities such as public charter schools, universities, health facilities and other eligible nonprofit organizations.

Our Process

Notice of Public Hearing

November 25, 2020

Notice is hereby given of a telephone public hearing to be held on December 8, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. CT regarding a proposal for issuance of Bonds to be loaned to Newman International Academy

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Our Work

What We Fund

Learn more about the types of institutions and projects we support. If you would like additional information or have questions regarding your funding needs, please contact us.

Arlington Higher Education Finance Corporation

  • Offering financing options for the acquisition, construction, expansion, renovation and improvement of
  • Educational Facilities; and
  • Housing Facilities
  • for institutions of higher education and accreditied primary and secondary schools including public charter schools.

Greater Texas Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation

  • Offering financing options for the acquisition, construction and/or improvement of
  • Cultural Facilities such as museums, theaters, and youth programs; and
  • Health Facilities including senior living facilities, hospitals, rehab and donor facilities

Recent Financings

Click through the slides below for information regarding recent financings from Arlington Higher Education Finance Corporation and Greater Texas Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation.

Overview

How the Process Works

  • Borrower
    A nonprofit organization determines their need for financing
  • Conduit Issuer
    AHEFC/GTCEFFC serves as a Conduit Issuer to provide the eligible Borrower with tax-exempt bonds or loans
  • Investor
    Investors provide the Borrower the low-cost financing for the project
  • Borrower
    The Borrower receives the funds from the Investor and proceeds with the project
  • Investor
    The Investor receives payments from the Borrower to repay the bonds/loans over time
What Makes Us Different

Why Choose Us?

As Texas-based, tax-exempt conduit issuers, AHEFC and GTCEFFC are able to help eligible institutions finance their debt economically. For our services, we are paid an issuer fee based on the total amount financed. We then donate the net proceeds to key programs and initiatives that support and promote higher education.

Low Cost

As tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations, we are able to issue low-cost debt that enable eligible organizations to save money for their programs.

No Hassle

We provide superior, no hassle support by taking the lead in obtaining local governmental approvals to ensure financings close quickly and easily.

Public Benefit

Our net proceeds are donated to support community higher education outreach initiatives and education funding programs.

Together, AHEFC and GTCEFFC have issued over $1.5 billion in low-cost debt, which have benefitted dozens of organizations and schools. With our fee income, we have donated over $650,000 to support local higher education outreach initiatives and scholarship programs. We are Building Dreams – Together.