What Works Cities: Data For Community Good

If you are a data whiz, leader in community development or working tirelessly to build smart cities, listen up!

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making an additional $42 million investment in the use of data and evidence to address major challenges in communities, nationwide.

Click to read the May 2018 annual report

What Works Cities is the nation’s most comprehensive philanthropic initiative helping local leaders identify and invest in what works.

Watch here to learn what city leaders are doing to drive change through data.

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Early Stage Funding for Women-led Social Enterprises

The Women’s Capital Collaborative

Women’s Capital Collaborative (WCC) is an effort led by RSF Social Finance in support of the economic empowerment of women. In January 2018, Forbes reported that four U.S. based, women-led enterprises were awarded more than $900,000 in loans and grants.

The Women’s Capital Collaborative Supports Social Enterprises That:

  • Are owned and/or led by women
  • Are collaborative, transparent and inclusive
  • Serve women and/or girls as a key priority
  • Prioritize long-term benefit to stakeholders
  • Are committed to advancing women in their organizations
  • Are based in the United States

Visit rsfsocialfinance.org to learn more about RSF and their efforts to back women-led social enterprises.