All Resources with Theme of: Investment

Aligning Home and Health Care Through Strategic Investment

When you invest in the Enterprise Community Impact Note, you are supporting the creation of vibrant and equitable communities where families have access to healthy, affordable homes connected to good schools, jobs, transit and health care services. This report features the stories of people who are prospering thanks to your support. They are residents and patients …

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Listening Beyond the Big City: Improving Health and Opportunity in Midsize, Small, and Rural Towns

To provide opportunity for all, we must address the unique needs and concerns of midsize, small, and rural communities working to improve health.

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Video: Opportunity Finance Network on CDFI’s

  This crash course video from the Opportunity Finance Network explores what community development financial institutions are doing around the country. Watch the video for success stories from South Dakota, California, New York and others.

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What to Make of Social Impact Bonds

Barbara Ray reports on the debate over social impact bonds, a new way to finance social welfare programs that raises the bar on evidence while ensuring that governments pay only for what works.

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Investing With Health in Mind

How two new funds are investing in affordable housing and other neighborhood projects that consider residents’ health and well-being.

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Scaling U.S. Community Investing: The Investor-Product Interface

“Community investing” is investment that seeks to deliver social benefits to low-income or marginalized communities while also generating a financial return. This report provides an overview of the U.S. Community Investing (USCI) field: the types of intermediary organizations raising investments and deploying them in underserved communities, the range of investment products that are available, and …

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Connecting the Dots: A Healthy Community Leader’s Guide to Understanding the Nonprofit Hospital Community Benefit Requirements

Imagine a healthy community as a connect-the-dots landscape painting. Each “dot” has its place and purpose: affordable housing, a vibrant economy, safe streets and public transportation, a high quality public education system, easy access to fresh food and safe recreation, and a healthcare system that provides both preventative and responsive services. When connected as designed …

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The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S.

This report by the Aspen Institute and Georgetown University explores lessons learned from impact investing that can help build economic security for low-income families

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How Much Do Healthy Communities Cost?

In a commentary for the Institute of Medicine, LIIF’s Nancy Andrews explores how a $100 billion investment in affordable housing and early education can create healthier communities.

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Achieving Individual Health through Community Investment

Testimony by David Fleming, former Director and Health Officer of public health in Seattle & King County, Washington, for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America.

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The Bottom Line: Impact Investing for Economic Mobility in the U.S.

8:45am – 11:30am ET Register The Aspen Institute One Dupont Circle NW #700, Washington, DC Join the Aspen Institute as they explore lessons learned from impact investing that can help build economic security for low-income families in the U.S. The discussion includes the release of a new report from the Aspen Institute and Georgetown University that includes …

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Nojaim Brothers Supermarket

Nojaim Brothers Supermarket is a family-owned grocery that has been a neighborhood anchor, an employer and a source of locally grown healthy food for residents for over 90 years.

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The Healthy Food Financing Handbook

This report by The Food Trust and The Reinvestment Fund is intended to be a resource for advocates at public health and community and economic development organizations working to increase the availability of nutritious foods and revitalize their neighborhoods.

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Using Pay-For-Success To Increase Investment In The Nonmedical Determinants Of Health

Pay for success can save health care costs, improve patient outcomes and create a market that values health, not just health care.

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Investing in Healthy Community Change: A Resource for Funders

What are some valuable lessons learned about investing in healthy community change? Active Living By Design (ALBD) developed this resource for funders as a way of exploring that question.

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