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People’s Solar Energy Cooperative’s new program demonstrates how by serving as a cooperative commons it can enable community-based solar developers to build community ownership of solar, especially in low and moderate-income communities and communities of color.

What have we learned from our past three Accelerators? As our team reflected on these experiences, we hit upon five themes for using peer cohorts to support "learning for action" that grow the practice of local investing by foundations.

Invest Appalachia has a clear goal: To accelerate and expand community investment across Central Appalachia. To do so, IA builds on the region's existing strengths, working side-by-side with partners who are rooted in place and understand their communities. After six years of collaborative stakeholder design, Invest Appalachia is now a fully operational platform positioned to do just that.