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Community Investment Funds: The time is now. Here's how!

Tresa Thomas Massiongale July 13, 2022

Join a national team with on-the-ground experience in developing and implementing a broad array of Community Investment Funds designed to meet the needs of BIPOC, women and rural small business owners.  Learning from examples in Florida, Massachusetts and Washington State in a dynamic case study format, attendees will explore the challenges and opportunities present in inclusive economic development and financial inclusion with session advisors from government, finance, philanthropy, academics, community organizations and entrepreneurs to how to:

  • Pursue and preserve authentic community engagement
  • Ensure ongoing and productive cross sector dialogue
  • Deploy linguistically and culturally relevant business and financial services
  • Develop financial products that bypass and dismantle discriminatory criteria for credit worthiness
  • Leverage private, philanthropic and public capital
  • Develop tools, processes and metrics that hold capital and government accountable to community



Meta Themes

  • Power and Capital

  • Reimagine Systems


Equitable Lending, Inclusive Economies, Inclusive Capital

Purpose and Desired Outcome

To facilitate the discussion of building new pathways to capital, based on the work of teams in multiple states across different contexts To engage attendees in problem solving on common challenges and unique opportunities with support from session advisors with real world experience


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Asset Managers

  • Service Providers

  • Academia

  • Government

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Corporate & SME


  • NameDr Lisa J Brown
  • TitleDirector of Commerce
  • OrganizationWA State Department of Commerce
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameMauri Ingram
  • TitlePresident and CEO
  • OrganizationWhatcom Community Foundation
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NamePierre Joseph
  • TitleInclusive Economies Program Manager
  • OrganizationFederal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameManuel Costa
  • TitleBoard Member
  • OrganizationRISE Fund
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameManny Rivera
  • TitlePartner
  • OrganizationRally Communications
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameSandra Archibald
  • TitleDean Emeritus
  • OrganizationEvans School of Public Policy University of Washington
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameJeff Rosen
  • TitleProfessor of Practice
  • OrganizationTufts University
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameShivon
  • TitleBrite
  • OrganizationS Brite Inc
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameLinda Lee Womack
  • TitleManaging Director, Small Business and Community Support Unit, Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness
  • OrganizationWA State Department of Commerce
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameDanielle St. Luce
  • TitlePartner & Co-Founder
  • OrganizationConsecuencia Ventures
  • StatusConfirmed
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