Mission: To stimulate sustainable private investment in inner city and undervalued markets thereby helping to strengthen communities for the benefit of the current residents.
Programs: Standard product offerings are designed to equip potential investors and the community with dependable business-oriented market information that will support informed investment decision making processes. The organization has expanded its information offerings to support cities in small area analytics, food access, small business development and labor market analytics, land utilization, valuation and site selection.
focus consulting aims to contribute a substantial body of knowledge and information to the community economic development field. Stemming from unique micro-market analyses customized for urban contexts, these programs are defined by the intent to provide replicable and scalable methodologies that can be adapted by local level partners to guide strategic interventions in underserved, urban communities over time. These program components often include a baseline assessment, identification of target populations or priority areas, recommendations, an action plan and capacity building for partner organizations in the form of prolonged technical assistance and training.
social compact investment fund - social compact's social compact investment fund provided two predevelopment loans to developers establishing grocery stores in low and moderate income communities with no or limited access to fresh food.
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