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
In a guest article for GreenMoney Journal, Travis Green discuses steps foundations can take toward place-based impact investing.
This month, we share our reflections from the successful launch of Opportunity Virginia. The event generated significant buzz and enthusiasm about the future of the Opportunity Zone program as well as facilitated connections that could lead to impact through investment.
This month, we share a story from Virginia Community Capital (VCC), LOCUS' parent company, about how a creative impact investment from a private foundation allowed a CDFI to further its mission of ending poverty in Appalachia.