This LISC white paper examines emerging strategies that connect industrial district revitalization to local workforce efforts and how investments in industrial districts can fuel programs designed to train low-income residents and ensure they access local jobs. The paper takes a close look at how this plays out in the field with two case studies fr [...]
The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is producing a 6-part white paper series in 2019 examining how traditional development finance tools like bonds, lending and credit enhancements can be used in relationship to the food system.
By working together, nonprofits and for-profit developers can make development projects into something more than they could be if either entity acted alone. The LISC Institute spoke to both nonprofit and for-profit developers to explore some of the common advantages and risks of real estate joint ventures.
Culture, Collaboration & Capital: Leveraging Procurement for Economic Equity explores how the public sector, specifically local government, can promote equity through its procurement practices.
This report from Kresge explores the intersection of anchor engagement strategies, creative placemaking, and cultural institutions as drivers of inclusive, equitable growth.
Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its KIDS COUNT Data Book, a resource that gathers information on various factors affecting the well-being of children in the United States. The report is accompanied by a data center that allows users to view data on trends in their states as well as nationwide.