What are post-graduation scholarships and how can foundations and their communities benefit from them?
In a March 2018 speech in Cincinnati, President Trump obliquely touted the Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) as a feature of the tax overhaul. Since inclusion in the 2017 tax law, Opportunity Zones have gained traction with the government designating zones in all 50 states and five U.S. territories. Foundations can and should play a role in supporting the eco-system that will ensure these funds be successful.
View the census tracts eligible for Opportunity Zone designation.
Get more of the resources you need to learn about Opportunity Zones from the US Impact Investing Alliance.
Learn about options community foundations can take to use the Opportunity Zone incentive to support their mission.
Discover how you can position your community foundation to best take advantage of opportunity zones.
Learn more from the Mission Investors Exchange about the benefits, risks, and potential of opportunity zones.
Learn more about which opportunity zones are positioned to bring the most positive impact on their communities.
View IRS resources on Opportunity Zones.
This is a primer for place-based funders on how to work with community development finance institutions (CDFI) on Opportunity Zones projects and other community development projects.