This LISC research report provides rigorous evidence about the impact of our investments, and the work of both community organizations and “anchor institutions.” In South Minneapolis, strong community partnerships and commitments from hospitals and corporations stabilized and boosted home values, without contributing to accelerating prices and gent [...]
Anchor Institutions' Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems was jointly developed by LISC and Forward Cities with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
LISC Institute had the pleasure of speaking with Allison Hay, Executive Director of Houston Habitat for Humanity, one of the women executives leading efforts with The Harvey Home Repair Collaborative. Allison shared more on how she and her colleagues have been able engage in a more intentional rebuild process by conjoining their respective expertise for the Houston community.
The guide is informed by Urban Institute’s research examining the current practice as well as the motivations, opportunities, and barriers nonprofit hospitals and health systems face to initiating and broadening investments in housing development.
Climate change has made disaster preparedness and recovery even more necessary, and CDFIs and other intermediaries play key roles in supporting communities during and after crises.
This webinar presents research findings and a discussion with practitioners, employers and advocacy organizations about lessons they’ve learned while devising and implementing strategies to connect investments in industrial districts with workforce development programs.