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9th Ward NENA


United States of America

The mission of Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association (NENA) is to empower residents to play a vital role in our neighborhood s redevelopment. We implement sustainable projects and programs in decent and affordable housing economic development and education with clear community involvement and direction.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: United States of America Impact: Generate Funds for Charitable Giving

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Arkansas Community Foundation


United States of America

Arkansas Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes smart giving to improve communities. The Community Foundation offers tools to help Arkansans protect grow and direct their charitable dollars as they learn more about community needs.By making grants and sharing knowledge the Community Foundation supports charitable programs that work for Arkansas and partners with others to create new initiatives that address the gaps. Since 1976 they've provided more than $120 million in grants and partnered with thousands of Arkansans to help them improve the neighborhoods of the towns and the entire state.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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BRIDGE Housing Corporation


United States of America

FF REVIEW BRIDGE Housing Corporation a leading nonprofit developer of affordable homes creates and manages a range of high quality affordable homes for working families and seniors. Since it was founded in 1983 BRIDGE has participated in the development of over 16000 homes serving more than 40000 people.

Type: Fund Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Campaign for Black Male Achievement


The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) is a national membership network that seeks to ensure the growth sustainability and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of Black men and boys.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Community Development VC Alliance (CDVCA) Central


United States of America

CDVCA is the network for the field of community development venture capital (CDVC) investing. CDVC funds provide equity capital to businesses in underinvested markets seeking market rate financial returns as well as the creation of good jobs wealth and entrepreneurial capacity. CDVCA promotes the field by combining advocacy education communications and best practice dissemination through conferences and workshops. CDVCA makes its expertise available to CDVC funds by providing consulting services and technical assistance.

Type: Investor Network Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area


United States of America

The mission of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area is to create lasting positive change. CFHZ works to build a permanent community endowment that supports high impact charitable projects, they help donors achieve their charitable goals and they lead and partner in community level initiatives.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Community Development

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Cordes Foundation


United States of America

The Cordes Foundation was created in 2006 by Ron and Marty Cordes following the sale of Ron s investment management business. In 2014 Ron and Marty were joined by their daughter Stephanie Cordes as Vice Chair. The Cordes Foundation champions bold innovative solutions to the world's toughest problems. It does so by connecting equipping and supporting social entrepreneurs and by catalyzing new sources of capital for impact investments in social ventures.

Type: Foundation Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Enterprise Community Loan Fund


United States of America

FF REVIEW At Enterprise we create opportunity for low and moderate income people in affordable housing in diverse thriving communities. We are committed to growing a talented workforce and provide competitive salaries generous benefits and the chance for personal and professional growth.Enterprise is a proven and powerful nonprofit that improves communities and people s lives by making well designed homes affordable. We bring together nationwide know how partners policy leadership and investment to multiply the impact of local affordable housing development. We foster community improvement from the ground up well designed affordable homes connected to resources like health care schools jobs and transportation.

Type: Fund Geography: United States of America Impact: Affordable Housing

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Footprint Foundation


United States of America

The Footprint Foundation was formed in 2012 when the Lyndhurst Foundation reorganized to create a new community led board. The reorganization spun off five smaller family foundations including the Chattanooga based Footprint Foundation.Inspired by the city of Chattanooga s vibrancy the commitment and spirit of its citizens and the natural beauty of the region the Footprint trustees strive to honor their family s legacy by supporting people who work to preserve and build upon the uniqueness of place.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Fundemex


Mexico

The Business Foundation in Mexico AC (Fundemex) is a nonprofit organization created in 2004 by the Business Coordinating Council (CCE) and business organizations that comprise it.It invests in territories and sectors to develop a development route with impact potential. It works to boost free market democracy social responsibilities and equal opportunities.

Type: Foundation Geography: Mexico Impact: Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

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Garfield Weston Foundation


United Kingdom of Great Britai

The Garfield Weston Foundation was established in 1958 by Willard Garfield Weston a Canadian businessman who moved to the UK with his family in 1932. He was the creator of Associated British Foods and the Foundation was endowed with the donation of family owned company shares. As a result the Foundation is still the ultimate controller of the company today.The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family founded charitable grant making foundation which supports a wide range of causes across the UK donating over 60 million annually. It was established in 1958 by the Weston family and since then has donated over 960 million becoming one of the largest and most respected charitable institutions in the UK. The Trustees are descendants of the founder and the Weston family continues to take a highly active and hands on approach.

Type: Foundation Geography: Europe Impact: Capacity Building

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Gary Community Investment Company


United States of America

Gary Community Investments which includes the Gary Community Investment Company and The Piton Foundation invests in for profit and philanthropic solutions for Colorado s low income children and their families. Gary Community Investment believe that business and philanthropy can and should work together to create opportunities for those who need it most. By aligning all of the assets with mission they make creative investments that may not only yield a financial return but can also improve the lives of Colorado s children

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Highlands and Islands Enterprise


United Kingdom

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is the economic and community development agency implementing Scotland’s Economic Strategy across a region which stretches from Shetland to Argyll and from the Outer Hebrides to Moray – more than half the country. With around 300 staff, HIE supports hundreds of client businesses and social enterprises; strengthens communities, particularly in fragile areas; develops growth sectors; and invests in infrastructure to create a more competitive and low carbon region.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: United Kingdom Impact: Community Development

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J. F Maddox Foundation


United States of America

The J. F Maddox Foundation was established in 1963 by Jack and Mabel to serve the residents of southeastern New Mexico. Practicing philanthropy throughout their lifetimes Jack and Mabel perpetuated their philanthropic activities through the J. F Maddox Foundation the beneficiary of their estates.Jack and Mabel Maddox moved to Hobbs New Mexico in 1931 where Jack began a lifelong business career in the utility industry and pursued additional interests in real estate development gas pipeline operations and banking. Jack was a civic leader throughout his life with special interest in youth programs and higher education. The J. F Maddox Foundation was established in 1963 by Jack and Mabel to serve the residents of southeastern New Mexico. Practicing philanthropy throughout their lifetimes Jack and Mabel perpetuated their philanthropic activities through the J. F Maddox Foundation the beneficiary of their estates. Education was a high priority for Jack and Mabel. One of the first programs developed by the Foundation was a student loan program. The student loan program is no longer in existence. It was replaced with a competitive scholarship program that was initiated in 1996 (Jack Maddox Distinguished Scholarship Program). This program awards five scholarships annually to Lea County high school students. Donovan Maddox Jack s brother served as personal representative of their estates and led the Foundation as its President from 1978 to 1990. During its history the Foundation has made grants to a wide variety of non profit organizations and governmental entities. Grants have been made to organizations involved in education social programs and community development for projects which have generally sought to enhance the lives of those living in Lea County New Mexico.

Type: Foundation Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)


United States of America

LISC is the largest community development support organization in the country. Headquartered in New York City with 30 offices across the U.S. they are a national organization that focuses on local community revitalization efforts.

Type: CDFI Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust


United States of America

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust was created in 1975 to enrich the quality of life in Alaska Idaho Montana Oregon and Washington.From day one our mission has been to serve individuals families and communities across the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to organizations that strengthen the region s educational social spiritual and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Opportunity Fund


United States of America

Opportunity Fund is a not-for-profit social enterprise helping thousands of California families build financial stability. Opportunity Fund strategy combines microloans for small businesses, microsavings accounts, and community real estate financing. Now California's leading microfinance provider, Opportunity Fund began based on the idea that small amounts of money and financial advice could help people make permanent and lasting change to improve their own lives. Since making their first loan in 1995, their team has deployed over $235 million into their communities.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Americas Impact: Access to Financial Services

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PeopleFund


United States of America

PeopleFund creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital education and resources to build healthy small businesses. PeopleFund creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital education and resources to build healthy small businesses.They believe that healthy small business growth is the key to economic recovery and development and that every person no matter their background or economic situation has the ability to become a successful entrepreneur and job creator given access to the appropriate resources. They inspire educate fund and elevate small business owners on the path to prosperity and the American Dream.

Type: Fund Geography: United States of America Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Shorebank International


United States of America

Shorebank International UK is a consultancy which provides advice to over 80 financial institutions in 75 developing economies around the world.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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SVP San Diego


United States of America

San Diego Social Venture Partners is a 501(c)(3) philanthropic membership organization that provides funding and pro bono consulting to strengthen local nonprofits and our community. We are comprised of caring and informed San Diegans with a passionate desire to give back through engaged strategic giving and volunteering that makes our social sector more efficient effective and impactful. Founded in 2001 we have given more than $2.5 million dollars and 100000 volunteer hours to the local San Diego community.

Type: Fund Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Urban Partnership Bank


United States of America

Established in August of 2010 Urban Partnership Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC full service community development bank. Urban Partnership Bank's mission is to make a difference every day building vibrant urban neighborhoods promoting economic and environmental sustainability and creating long term success for the bank and the communities it serves.

Type: Bank Geography: United States of America Impact: Access to Financial Services

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World Vision


United States of America

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice.Working in nearly 100 countries around the world we serve all people regardless of religion race ethnicity or gender.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Global Impact: Other Social Impact Objective

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