Resources

7.18.2019 -

LISC Institute Presents: Navigating Community Development

In this webinar, the authors of Navigating Community Development describe the current community development ecosystem, define a range of essential community development competencies, and demonstrate through seven case studies how using comparative advantages built on core competencies can improve outcomes for communities.

1.18.2019 -

LISC Institute Webinar: Local Housing Solutions

The webinar covers how practitioners can engage with Local Housing Solutions, and features a deeper-dive into the site's policy framework.

1.15.2019 -

Letter from the Editor: Spotlight on the State of the CDFI Industry

While the issues CDFIs focus on, such as financing affordable housing, are receiving an unprecedented level of public attention, the industry faces ever-mounting funding threats, particularly at the federal level, and increased competition, both from new entrants and each other.

Place Matters 10 Year Retrospective: redefining place-based community development in Cincinnati

This 10-year retrospective reflects on how far Place Matters communities have come, expands on the neighborhood context and highlights the communities’work. It includes details on the initiative and how is has matured over time as well as lessons learned that could inform those working in other communities to advance place-based strategies.

12.13.2017 -

Getting Started On an Anchor Strategy

Ellen Watters offers a three-phase way of looking at the potential for an anchor strategy in your community.