The BuildNOLA Mobilization Fund will allow small businesses to grow their capacity and benefit from the numerous projects happening around New Orleans, ultimately helping to place more African-Americ…
Living Cities' CEO offers questions and initial reflections on what the election means for low-income people in America’s cities, and what it means for our work.
We are at a unique moment in time in our country where we need to harness capitalism and private capital in new and transformative ways to close racial gaps in income and wealth. The essays in this s…
Living Cities is getting deeper insight into the social enterprise ecosystem through our investment in the Urban Innovation Fund.
For the fifth year in a row, our Catalyst Fund has been selected for ImpactAssets50, an impact investing showcase featuring Fund Managers that deliver social, environmental and financial returns.
A new report offers recommendations for U.S. Community Investing industry to build an infrastructure that would bring new sources of capital to bear on public challenges.
With football season starting, Ty Boyea-Robinson decided to use her fantasy football skills to create a Manifesto that will build successful relationship between collective impact funders and grantee…
Following a big announcement from the Ford Foundation, our weekly round-up of reading recommendations highlights the partners, initiatives and approaches that we look to for learning.
A new effort to harness the transformative power of data technology to improve the lives of low-income people.
Collective impact is at a strategic inflection point. To realize its promise, we need to define in concrete terms what “quality collective impact” really means.
The opportunities of engaging community in collective impact initiatives also come with challenges. Here are five opportunities and challenges Seattle/King County faced in community engagement:
Through PRIs and impact investments generally, foundations can help to ensure that capital flows in ways that create opportunity and prosperity for all.
In many cities, the overall community investment ecosystem is not functioning well.
Amy Chung describes how we are working with lenders, nonprofit advocates, metropolitan organizations and many other groups to explore how we can help move equitable transit-oriented development initi…
If we want to end poverty in cities, we must transform the systems that produce poverty.
We are thrilled to launch “ The Network Effect: The Living Cities Perspective in 2012.