Resources

11.04.2019 -

The Online Opportunity Gap: How CDFIs Are Helping Bring Broadband Access to Rural Communities

Millions of people living in rural areas and on Tribal lands lack broadband access, which puts them at an increasing disadvantage as more of our daily life moves online. Learn how CDFIs are helping to close the digital divide.

10.31.2019 -

Letter from the Editor: Broadband Access and Digital Equity

Read this month's Letter from the Editor to learn why broadband access is an essential component of every community.

9.30.2019 -

Affordable Housing Investment: A Guide for Nonprofit Hospitals and Health Systems

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.

KIDSCount Data Book 2019

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.

Innovation in Child Welfare through Pay for Success

A new LISC report summarizes barriers and opportunities for states and localities to innovate the child welfare system through Pay for Success. The report is based on the experience of LISC and Safe Families for Children engaging in child welfare PFS transaction structuring in eight states as well as telephonic interviews conducted with key project partners.