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2022 marked LOCUS’ five-year anniversary. Earlier this year, we articulated three themes we see emerging from this work. As we reflect on the year, we want to revisit these themes: organizational readiness, collaboration, and centering equity.

The first-of-its-kind Indiana Impact Accelerator is helping community foundations amplify their impact.

The Kansas City Credit Enhancement Fund (“Fund”) and its loan loss reserve program create greater access to capital for small businesses in the Kansas City metro area by providing incentives for banks, CDFIs, and other lending institutions to invest in businesses owned and operated by entrepreneurs in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, especially those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color.