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June 9, 2020

Statement of Solidarity

The Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund mourns and condemns the senseless killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and far too many others who have died as a […]
March 6, 2020

BBJ — Baltimore’s Neighborhood Impact Investment fund makes $7.2M in loans in first year

By Melody Simmons A total of $7.2 million in loans have been made through Baltimore’s new Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund during its first year, officials said […]
February 5, 2020

Impact Investors are Launching a $25M Program to Provide Capital in Baltimore’s Underinvested Neighborhoods

Arctaris Baltimore includes local partnership from the Abell Foundation and the Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund and will provide loans to businesses to finance growth.     Boston-based ArctarisImpact Investors is […]
November 1, 2019

NIIF Closes $14 Million Credit Facility with Consortium of Local Banks

NIIF is pleased to report that it has finalized a $14 million credit facility with a local bank group led by M&T Bank and including First […]
November 1, 2019
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies Provides Three-Year Grant Award to Support NIIF Launch

Bloomberg Philanthropies has awarded NIIF a three-year grant to support the startup and operation of the new fund. The funding will serve to offset staffing, fund […]
February 26, 2019

Baltimore DCHD Issues a Framework for Community Development

DHCD has issued a comprehensive Community Development Framework. The Framework brings into focus DHCD’s overall strategy and plan and articulates key strategic approaches for launching a new era of neighborhood investment.

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February 5, 2019

Urban Institute: “Black Butterfly” – Racial Segregation and Investment Patterns in Baltimore

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Baltimore is the 30th-largest US city by population and is a study in contrasts. It has a low average income compared with other wealthy Northeast cities, has nine colleges and universities, and is a magnet for people pursuing higher education but has undergone decades of population loss.

January 3, 2019
Upton

Next City: Balancing the Scales of Investment in Baltimore

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Like a lot of American cities, contemporary Baltimore has two types of neighborhoods: Those few areas in and around downtown, where capital is relatively easy to access, and the more common outlying neighborhoods, often historically disinvested …