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New Resources

New Website
We are pleased to share our fully redesigned website that provides user-friendly resources in a visually dynamic format to connect with donors, academics, students, and industry participants.  Visitors to the site will find enhanced sections for the Guest Lecture Program and Research Opportunities as well as upgraded search and navigation for easy access to the Foundation's entire library and industry resources with one-stop download capability.

Internship Center
As part of our efforts to raise awareness and attract talent to the industry, our Internship Center provides a platform for students and organizations to find each other and make connections.  If you are an equipment finance company who is looking for interns, make sure you post your opportunities today!
ICYMI: Check Out the Latest Industry Research
Q3 - 2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook Report
The Q3 Update to the annual Economic Outlook report predicts that equipment and software investment should continue to bounce back from a lackluster 2016, after a solid start in the first quarter of 2017.  The report also forecasts 3.6% growth in equipment and software investment.  
Industry Snapshot
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot is a presentation slide deck summarizing the current conditions of the U.S. economy and equipment finance industry.  It's an indispensable resource-- an ideal format for executive briefings and presentations.
Invest in the Future of the Industry
As your eye on the future, the Foundation is dedicated to inspiring thoughtful innovation and contributing to the betterment of the equipment leasing and finance industry. Donors gain insightful business knowledge by having early access to industry data and research.  Make your 100% tax deductible gift by August 31 to leverage recognition benefits for ELFA's annual convention in Orlando this October!
Guest Lecture Program Puts You Ahead of the Class!
As the Fall semester approaches, now is the time to start planning your own Foundation's Guest Lecture Program (GLP) at your local colleges and universities.  The GLP is designed to help increase awareness of the equipment finance industry and attract new talent.  For tips on reaching out to universities visit our website.
Foundation In the News

Are You a Researcher or Industry Expert Looking to be Published?
The Foundation is seeking thoughtful articles for the Journal of Equipment Lease Financing.  Authors should review the Journal Guidelines and industry topics and submit their articles by August 26 for the Fall Issue.