Published in the Journal of Urban Affairs, the Network’s Renee Roy Elias’ study uses the case of housing revitalization in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood to determine the feasibility of analyzing public, private, and nonprofit investment flows related to the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative and HOPE SF.
This “Building Pre-K” report from LIIF examines efforts aimed at financing quality preschool facilities at scale and highlights the potential for increasing the impact of collaborations among philanthropy, community development financiers and the public sector.
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 …
“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 …
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 …
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
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.
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.
Pay for success can save health care costs, improve patient outcomes and create a market that values health, not just health care.
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.
Recognition by the business community of the need to invest in creating healthy communities is growing. This paper identifies major corporate players in this arena and describes the business case for corporate investments in community health improvement.