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Apply for the 2018 Atlanta Community Investment Fund

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A community garden in Atlanta, supported by the Casey Foundation's Community Investment Fund

The Casey Foundation’s Community Investment Fund (CIF) is offering residents in several Southwest Atlanta communities a shot at receiving small grants that offer a big opportunity for lasting community change.

Posted March 13, 2018

Embedding Equity Into Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects


The Casey Foundation hosted a webinar to examine strategies that expand inclusive procurement practices and help position for businesses owned by women and people of color to compete for large-scale development projects.

Posted March 9, 2018

Advancing Collective Prosperity Through Entrepreneurship in Atlanta


This report promotes African-American business ownership as a pathway to building community wealth in Atlanta. Published by Prosperity Now, the report examines the harsh economic realities facing black families in Atlanta and proposes strategies for supporting businesses owned by African Americans.

Posted March 9, 2018

Casey-Funded Report Documents the Criminalization of Poverty

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In Maryland, state and local policies place financial burdens on those who can least afford it. It’s a system that causes unnecessary arrests, criminal charges and the imprisonment of poor people, according to a new Casey-funded study and report. 

Posted March 5, 2018

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?