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Search Results: Social Finance
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Ohio State University: Purchasing 40 Percent Local and/or Sustainable Food by 2025Members only Login
Ohio State aims to increase the amount of local and sustainable food options it provides across its dining facilities to equal at least 40% of its food offerings by 2025. A panel comprised of Ohio State faculty, students, staff and external...
Social Utility Projects in Opportunity ZonesMembers only Login
Brandy Hotchkiss' and Darlene Newsom's presentation during Social Utility Projects session at AZ Opportunity Zones & Funds Conference.
Financing Hospitals and Health Care Facilities in Underserved Communities - MAMembers only Login
Naomi Baruch and Robert Seega from MassDevelopment present several case studies and strategies for financing hospitals and healthcare facilities in Massachusetts.
Financing Hospitals and Health Care Facilities in Underserved Communities - WIMembers only Login
Dennis Reilly with the Wisconsin Health & Educational Facilities Authority (WHEFA) presents on the financing programs they offer and several case studies of Hospitals they have assisted through bond financing.
Five Housing Solutions eBook - Next CityMembers only Login
The affordability crisis has hit a new high, and it demands new solutions. This ebook by Next City provides a look at five of those solutions being tested in cities today.
CDFIs & Impact Investing: An Industry ReviewMembers only Login
This 2017 white paper from LISC offers an overview and analysis of the CDFI industry and its trajectory of social impact investing. The field of community development financing is changing radically, and as pools of funding shift and contract, it is...
Priced Out: The Housing Crisis for People with DisabilitiesMembers only Login
This 2017 national rental housing report documenting the severity of the housing affordability crisis experienced by the lowest-income people with disabilities. Using the most current data available, Priced Out highlights the enormous challenge of...
Financing for Attainable HousingMembers only Login
Jim Carras discusses how the workforce housing movement is building in Florida and talks about the different financing tools that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing and affordable housing available.
Building Sustainable Cities Through Blended CapitalMembers only Login
This Kresge Foundation case study examines strategies to confront the interconnected web of complex issues facing cities and their residents as they address income inequality and reimagine a sustainable Detroit.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Corky Poster discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Marcos Ysmael discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Financing for Workforce HousingMembers only Login
Brian Swanton discusses the workforce housing movement in Arizona, presents different financing tools for that can be assembled to address the gap needed to make workforce housing available, and presents some completed workforce housing case studies.
Philanthropic Financing - The East Baltimore Revitalization InitiativeMembers only Login
The East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative is the largest urban redevelopment effort in Baltimore since the successful redevelopment of the Inner Harbor. This report focuses specifically on financing strategies that have helped move the project...
HNEF Scorecard PresentationMembers only Login
Maggie Church from CLF Ventures presents on ways to measure the impact of investments in communities.
Colorado Impact ReportMembers only Login
Throughout this report from Cornerstone Capital Group, you will hear from people who are actively working to deploy place-based impact capital that will provide more opportunities for low-income communities, small businesses, women-owned businesses,...
State and Federal Development Finance ProgramsMembers only Login
Industry experts from around the state and from various federal agencies will discuss development finance programs and their potential to spur job creation and growth in the economic development industry.
SC Financing for Workforce/Affordable Housing Members only Login
Ivory Mathews discusses how important contributor's to a community's workforce are in need of affordable housing close to their jobs. Workforce housing produces a more sustainable local economy which allows workers to afford to live near their place...
Urban Revitalization & Impact Investing
CDFA's white paper documents the potential of a collaboration between impact investors and high performing Development Finance Agencies (DFAs) to fill the capital gaps facing cities and neighborhoods working to support urban revitalization and to...
Disability Housing: What’s Happening? What’s Challenging? What’s Needed?Members only Login
This paper provides recommendations for organizations and policymakers in order to support the best possible housing choices for the millions of Americans with disabilities. Case studies profile four providers with differing approaches to housing...
USDA: Avita and OH Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
A look at rural development and community healthcare projects throughout Ohio and how they came to be.
Guide for Unleashing the Potential of Public-Philanthropic PartnershipsMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published this guide for public, philanthropic, private, and nonprofit entities looking for effective ways to partner with other organizations around common goals, and it is informed by the...
Port of Cincinnati Impact Investing FundMembers only Login
The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority has raised $7 million from social impact investments to fund the acquisition of underutilized urban industrial sites to be repositioned for advanced manufacturing. This unique combination of...
How to Best Serve Trafficking SurvivorsMembers only Login
This presentation from the Freedom Network and the National Alliance to End Homelessness discussed two programs that can be used to serve trafficking survivors: Emergency Shelter Grants, and the Continuum of Care program. It also mentioned the...
Financing Resilient InfrastructureMembers only Login
The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Office of Economic Resilience released this fact sheet on financing high-performance infrastructure, which are designed to help stretch public funding further. They are also useful for communities that...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: 501(c)3 Nonprofit Financing – Healthcare, Education, Tribal & Community Facilities in the CrosshairsMembers only Login
This month's CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast , our expert speakers unlock financing for 501(c)3s to demonstrate the variety and depth of financial tools available to drive development in your community.
Case Study: PRI in Kandu Industries, MIMembers only Login
Mission Investors Exchange evaluates the impact of a community foundation's program-related investment into Kandu Industries.
Benefit Chicago: Investing for ImpactMembers only Login
Benefit Chicago is a new collaboration that aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises working throughout the Chicago region
Bridging the Gap: Impact Investment in the Chicago RegionMembers only Login
Researchers in coordination with the MacArthur Foundation explain the need for impact capital in the Chicago region, and in what areas the capital would be most useful.
MIE Case Study: Bethaday Community Learning CenterMembers only Login
A Mission Investors Exchange Case Study on the program-related investment in the Bethaday Community Learning Center.
MIE Case Study: Jackson County Education CoalitionMembers only Login
A Mission Investors Exchange Case Study on a loan made by The Community Foundation of Jackson County to the Jackson County Education Coalition.
Expanding Philanthropy: Mission-Related Investing at F.B. HeronMembers only Login
The F.B. Heron Foundation offers a self-analysis of its history in mission-related investments, as well as lessons learned and advice for other foundations.
Catalytic First Loss CapitalMembers only Login
GIIN explains how catalytic first loss capital can encourage the flow of capital to high risk opportunities by improving their risk-return profiles.
Breaking the Binary: Policy Guide to Scaling Social InnovationMembers only Login
"Breaking the Binary" outlines a set of 12 case studies in 10 different countries in which policies have been enacted to support the development of social enterprise and related impact investments (also referred to as social investment).
CDFA and The Kresge Foundation RFP Webinar
This one hour informational webinar will give background to Kresge's partnership with CDFA, and explain the types of projects Kresge wants to fund through Kresge Community Finance.
Boosting Philanthropic Impact through Mission InvestmentsMembers only Login
Author Tracy Kartye documents the successes and failures of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's work in impact investments. She also offers advice to foundations on how to make successful investment decisions.
Impact Investment in the Municipal Bond MarketMembers only Login
Charles Laven and Julijs Liepins provide readers with an introduction to both impact investing and municipal bonds, and explain how impact investments can strengthen the municipal bond market.
CDFA-Kresge RFP Webinar Slides
Presentation slides from the CDFA - Kresge RFP Webinar.
Financing Healthcare Projects in Rural AmericaMembers only Login
Aaron Knewtson, AgStar Financial Services, speaks about financing healthcare projects in rural America. He discusses the capital credit markets available and key factors to consider when underwriting healthcare.
Public Private Partnership Meeting OverviewMembers only Login
Joseph Ben-Israel, Assistant Deputy Administrator for Community Facilities, discusses the mission, programs, portfolio, and P3 initiative of Community Facilities.
The Power of Combining NMTC & USDA CF ProgramMembers only Login
Tim White, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, discusses how to combine New Markets Tax Credits and USDA's Community Facilities Program funding to stimulate healthcare and education across rural America.
Impact Investing Policy in 2014: A Snapshot of Global Activity
This report provides a range of perspectives on how to look at the role of policy as a facilitator, initiator, supporter, and partner in shaping an impact investing market. The articles are framed around either a country or a thematic point of focus.
Impact Investing in the Energy SectorMembers only Login
IIPC highlights specific actions the federal government can take to coordinate and direct diverse actors with flexible, mission-interested capital. The ultimate policy objective is to catalyze investment in energy innovation and deployment
Invest Northwest Eight Year Social Performance ReviewMembers only Login
With the help of Pacific Community Ventures, the Northwest Community Foundation created this document to identify the successes and failures of their mission-related investments.
Impact Investment: The Invisible Heart of MarketsMembers only Login
The Social Impact Investment Taskforce have document here several simple, inexpensive and practical steps that should quickly open up $1 trillion of new investment to tackle social problems innovatively and effectively
A New Anchor Mission for a New CenturyMembers only Login
Authored by Democracy Collaborative, this report offers an overview of how 30 community foundations, large and small, urban and rural, are working toward deploying all of their resources into mission-related investments.
A Short Guide to Impact InvestingMembers only Login
This guide provides a flexible framework and a simple taxonomy to help people understand impact investing. The guide also contains several profiles of impact ventures, funds and investors.
Investments Made for Charitable PurposesMembers only Login
The IRS provides an explanation of how foundations can make mission-related investments without paying an additional excise tax.
Kresge Community Finance RFP
Kresge Community Finance is a $30 million program-related investment finance offering to certified CDFIs and quasi-public or private DFAs. The foundation will select applications through a competitive Request-for-Proposals (RFP).
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