Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development

Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development

In the wake of COVID-19 and the protests following the death of George Floyd, Salt Lake City leaders and community members wanted to understand their options for addressing existing equity disparities and needs within Salt Lake City. It was determined that focusing...
Putting Assets to Work

Putting Assets to Work

Putting Assets to Work (PAW) is an incubator program designed to help cities and counties leverage existing government assets to generate new revenue for impact-oriented programs without raising taxes on citizens. Led by Ben McAdams, former U.S. Representative and...
Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

The Raven Indigenous Impact Foundation (Raven) seeks to improve well-being and promote healing among Indigenous Peoples through research and the creation of supportive financial solutions centering on the needs, traditions, and voices of the First Nations of Canada....
Asset-Backed Securitization for CDFIs

Asset-Backed Securitization for CDFIs

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) have long served Black, Brown, and other underserved borrowers, with 60% of CDFI loans made to people of color between 2002 and 2020. But CDFIs lack sufficient flows of sustainable capital. Using asset-backed...