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Living Cities: National Community Development Initiative

New York, New York
www.livingcities.org

Living Cities: National Community Development Initiative was awarded $17,250,000 between 2002 and 2019, including 11 grants in Housing, Community & Economic Development, Chicago Commitment, Policy Research, and What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance.

$500,000

2019 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

Founded in 1991, Living Cities is a collaborative of 17 foundations and financial institutions that works to improve conditions in urban areas and increase opportunities for low-income individuals. Living Cities is committed to harnessing the collective power of philanthropy and financial institutions to accelerate the pace of social change. It addresses the complex and urgent systems-level challenges that bar people in U.S. cities from experiencing economic security and well-being. This renewal award provides two years of general operating support for Living Cities.

$2,250,000

2016 • 3 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

Living Cities is a national urban development intermediary, a philanthropic collaborative of 22 of the world's largest foundations and financial institutions working to improve the economic well-being of low-income people in cities. It raises and invests blended capital–grants and program related investments—in multi-city projects, leadership networks, and knowledge platforms that aim to demonstrate, explain, and disseminate elements of what Living Cities calls "the New Urban Practice." Over the next three years, Living Cities expects to support programs that will improve measurably the lives of people in the cities where it works directly, and to expand the networks of policymakers, funders, and practitioners that are working collaboratively to improve the urban condition.

$1,500,000

2014 • 3 years, 7 months • Community & Economic Development

Living Cities, a collaboration of 22 foundations and financial institutions, works to improve conditions for low-income people in cities and to demonstrate, scale, and spread promising urban policies and practices. With this grant, it will lead a joint demonstration initiative with Code for America and the Urban Institute's National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership that seeks to strengthen the local and national infrastructure that enables data and information technologies to address critical urban issues, in particular those affecting low-income people. The demonstration sites will be selected from among cities that have a committed public sector; active Code for America Brigades; and expert local data intermediaries.

$2,250,000

2012 • 3 years, 5 months • Community & Economic Development

Living Cities is a philanthropic collaborative of 22 foundations and financial institutions that works to improve conditions in urban areas and increase opportunities for low-income individuals. This grant provides three years of general operating support for Living Cities as it works to demonstrate innovative solutions to urban problems for local and national public and private sector audiences, including completion and evaluation of a five-city urban revitalization initiative, which is designed to build capacity, improve living conditions for residents, and generate policy recommendations at multiple levels of government.

$200,000

2011 • 8 months • Housing

To promote large-scale energy efficient measures in the U.S. multifamily and commercial real estate sectors.

$1,500,000

2010 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development

To implement an urban community development agenda (over two years).

$2,250,000

2007 • 3 years • Community & Economic Development

In support of community development projects in 23 cities, data collection and analysis of urban markets, and public policy initiatives to strengthen cities and regions (over three years).

$200,000

2006 • 1 year • Community & Economic Development

In support of program expansion and the continued development of the Living Cities Policy Series.

$3,600,000

2004 • 3 years • Community & Economic Development

In support of community development projects in 23 cities, analysis of urban markets, and public policy initiatives to strengthen cities and regions (over three years).

$2,000,000

2002 • 1 year, 6 months • Community & Economic Development

To support community development in 23 cities.

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