LOCUS is a nonprofit consulting firm and mission-driven registered investment advisor serving foundations looking to use more of their assets to promote prosperous, vibrant communities. At LOCUS, our mission is to guide and support foundations as they move from exploring the tool of local impact investing to unlocking meaningful, mission-driven assets to deploying those assets for catalytic community impact. Our team of economic development, former philanthropic staff and finance professionals work in partnership with our clients to deliver right-sized, resonant onramps to accelerate the deployment of place-based impact investments.
News & Events
LOCUS and its foundation partners are bringing their experience on a changing philanthropic culture through recent talks with CNote and the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance. This month, LOCUS team members Lisa O'Mara and Travis Green discuss how foundations are reshaping their culture and strategy to meet new goals for impact.
This month, LOCUS dips into its well of rural experience to talk with LOCUS Senior Vice President Deb Markley and the UNC School of Government's Brian Dabson to discuss their new project, "Regional Solutions for Rural and Urban Challenges."
Deb Markley shares resources for foundations seeking to understand how their work can help facilitate the recovery and resiliency of stakeholders in a post-COVID-19 world.