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Patrick Duggan with Pacific Community Ventures writes about the continued rise of place-based impact investing including CDFIs as an effective way to reach under-served communities. The article also discusses local investing and wealth building in Colorado and social impact bonds in Massachusetts.

Impact Alpha highlights how local foundations are impact investing pioneers and how LOCUS will help further the movement.

Leading CDFI Virginia Community Capital and nationally recognized Center for Rural Entrepreneurship today announced the launch of LOCUS Impact Investing, a new social enterprise to empower place-focused foundations to invest their capital locally to build prosperous, vibrant communities.

This Richmond Times-Dispatch article describes the kind of community development impact a CDFI, working with other local and state partners, can have.

The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and Virginia Community Capital announce a new national initiative focused on local investing for impact.