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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

Small businesses find success, community at SeaTac International Mall.

A conversation with the founder of Denver-Based Impact Finance Center

By Christopher Williams

Even at the age of 16, Stephanie Gripne regarded money as more than just a means to buy things, but also as an instrument for social good... Read more

The D'Eri family  Photo credit: Sonju Photography

“Disability is still very much on the fringe of the whole impact world.”

By Erica Sweeney 

About 80% of the 85 employees at Rising Tide Car Wash in southern Florida have autism. The... Read more

37% of this year’s New Market Tax Credit recipients were CDFIs 

By Frances McMorris

CDFI helps New Hampshire mobile park communities become resident-owned co-ops.

By Kate Stringer

When it was time for the final vote, Victoria Staunches made a pitch to her neighbors: They needed to vote yes to buy their neighborhood... Read more

Washington, D.C., underwent one of the most dramatic urban revivals of any U.S. city during the past two decades. Newcomers poured in, businesses expanded and developers transformed the area with high-end condos, entertainment and shopping.

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How You Can Get Help

When the pandemic began in March 2020, the economic fallout from lockdowns was immediate. Hundreds of thousands of Americans lost their jobs and fell behind on bills, mortgages and rent. Congress acted by... Read more

Congress recently passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which has tremendous promise for improving roads and bridges ($110 billion allocation) and reconnecting communities divided by transportation infrastructure ($1 billion). Although... Read more

There are not very many issues more pressing in our region than housing and homelessness. 

In a recent Crosscut/Elway poll, 79% of respondents said homelessness was one of the issues most important to them, with 54% saying that the... Read more

In his 10 years living in a tent along the L Street NE underpass in NoMa, Mike has been forced to move his stuff plenty of times, usually when D.C. crews would come through to clean up the sidewalks.

But the 51-year-old is far less... Read more