Research to Results

Research to Results

Faculty and researchers at the University of Utah are developing interventions that have the potential for positive social or environmental impact when translated into a community setting, but many lack the access of capital to make this transition. In collaboration...
Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Project

Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Project

The Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP) believes all children should experience the arts through hands-on learning. Beverly Taylor Sorenson–mother of Sorenson Impact Center founder James Lee Sorenson–developed a model to integrate the...
Guilford County Dashboard

Guilford County Dashboard

The Sorenson Impact Center can use data systems to analyze not only impact on communities, but also daily life within those communities. North Carolina wanted to know exactly what it’s like to be a Guilford County resident. They came to us with questions about...
Forbes OZ 20

Forbes OZ 20

Together Forbes and the Sorenson Impact Center want to showcase the leaders and investors who are impacting economically distressed communities. When Opportunity Zones (OZ) were added to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017 there were many questions about what exactly...
Rural Opportunity Zone and Recovery Playbook

Rural Opportunity Zone and Recovery Playbook

Rural communities across the U.S. have faced decades of underinvestment and are too often overlooked when it comes to large-scale capital projects that can change community trajectories. The Opportunity Zone incentive created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act sparked...