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.
Green retrofitting is the practice of repairing or rehabilitating a building to include energy-saving or health-promoting features or both. Greening an existing building can make it more energy-efficient, bringing down utility costs for owners and tenants, or it can create a healthier indoor environment for residents, with fewer asthma and allergy triggers such as mold and chemicals.