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.
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We are proud to introduce the newest member to the team! Incoming LOCUS President Sarah Stremalu arrives with 20 years of experience helping philanthropic, nonprofit, and government leaders grow their impact by being more data driven, strategic, and innovative in their approach to the great work they do. We’re confident she will leverage her wealth of knowledge to bring LOCUS and CIGP to the next level on the national stage.
On this month's LOCast, we sidebar with Opportunity Virginia's Becca Richardson to recap the project's inaugural year and look forward to what's next for Virginia's premiere Opportunity Zone marketplace.
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.